Friday, October 7, 2016

October Horror Movie Challenge - Hatchet II (2010)

Synopsis: Taking place immediately after the first Hatchet, Marybeth (now played by Danielle Harris) recruits a group of hunters to take out Victor Crowley.

The Good: It's not as good as the first, but Hatchet II is still a solid slasher. Hodder returns as Victor and Tony Todd is back as Reverend Zombie (who has a bigger role in this film). Other horror scene personas include Tom Holland (director of Psycho II, Fright Night, Child's Play, and Thinner) and Joel Carl Buechler (who's worked on over a dozen horror flicks).

The Bad: Basically if you didn't like the first, you won't like this.

Final Thoughts: The kills are cheesier in this one, but that's part of the charm.

In Your Game: There's nothing new to add to your cinematic unisystem arsenal, so here are Victor's stats again (for convenience). 

Name: Victor Crowley
Motivation: Kill anyone in his swamp
Critter Type: Revenant
Attributes: Str 10, Dex 5, Con 8, Int 1, Per 5, Will 5
Ability Scores: Muscle 26, Combat 17, Brains 10
Life Points: 112              Drama Points: 5
Special Abilities:  Hard to Kill 10, Increased Life Points, (Un)Natural Toughness, Regeneration (10 LP an hour), Won’t Stay Dead (the method of permanently killing Crowley involves the bloodline of his tormentor making peace or reconnecting him with his father)

Name               Score                     Damage               Notes
Grapple               19                           -                             Resisted by Dodge
Hatchet               16                          50                           Slash/Stab

New To Me Movies Watched: 9
Total Movies Watched: 13

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