Broad Green's Blu-ray is decent. Theirs is an interesting dynamic that's even more obvious here than it was in the first film, where Willie's pessimistic view of the world plays in stark contrast to Thurman's wonder of it all and hopeless naiveté. Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. It's a classic case of the sequel gone bad and, even with a few good moments, doesn't amount to much more than a misfire filler film that probably won't often be paired with any viewings of the original classic. Little bits of background city ambience are finely integrated, with various bits of city street and location-specific interior support elements helping to recreate the scene and gently place the listener in it. He's saved from his latest attempt when Thurman Merman Brett Kelly shows up at Willy's door in celebration of his 21st birthday and seeking fulfillment of an old promise. Faces -- pores, scruff, and various imperfections -- are satisfactorily revealing.
It's the most wonderful time of the year again, and the not-in-the-slightest reformed safe-cracker Willie Soke is breathing the air of freedom once more, failing miserably to keep himself afloat thirteen whole years after his last achievements. Mamma and her little drunk. It's mostly about sex: having sex usually in restrooms or back alleys or even a Christmas tree lot , using sex as a weapon, and fighting over sex. Environments -- a dirty bathroom, a wooden bar -- show nice structural complexities and location specifics. The original supported its excesses with well-defined characters, an effortlessly flowing narrative, and a balancing charm.
Source noise is evident in low-light shots; a conversation around the 61-minute mark is a great example. Der gierige, hasserfüllte Weihnachtsbetrüger Willie Soke Billy Bob Thornton plant einen neuen Coup. Can Willie work around his mummy issues, especially now that the closest thing to family, Thurman Merman, comes to town for a visit? Her relationship with Willy is rightly edgy and contentious but it often feels less like quality narrative building and more like a basic vehicle meant to deliver more of the empty humor into the movie. One of them has been tarnished by the world and the other polished to a shine by it, and neither really understanding their respective purposes or places in it. That she can take a hit from her son and profanely quip with him at his level might make for a few fun exchanges, but it doesn't accomplish any real goal, at least in terms of better defining Willy as a person. Synopsis It's the most wonderful time of the year again, and the not-in-the-slightest reformed safe-cracker Willie Soke is breathing the air of freedom once more, failing miserably to keep himself afloat thirteen whole years after his last achievements.
Bad Santa 2 contains several supplements, all of them very brief, and two versions of the film: the Theatrical Version 1:32:16 and the Unrated Version 1:34:50. Only Brett Kelly impresses as Thurman, the overweight and naive counter-point to Willie's wild ways. He gets distracted when he sees a woman breast-feeding her baby, causing him to crash into a stand and knock someone over. However, as Willie slips back into his Santa's red suit again, much to his disappointment, he will discover that another partner in crime is also eager to join in the heist: his desperate for cash estranged mother, Sunny. Doch sehr zu Willies Ärger verstärkt auch seine Mutter Sunny Kathy Bates die Truppe, zu der er eine überaus schwierige Beziehung hat. However, as Willie slips back into his Santa's red suit again, much to his disappointment, he will discover that another partner in crime is also eager to join in the heist: his desperate for cash estranged mother, Sunny. He carries the part just well enough to get by, stung more by the lack of a good script, but he certainly seems to be phoning in the performance.
It's from none other than Marcus Tony Cox , Willie's old partner-in-crime. Reviewed by , February 22, 2017 There are still some corners of the moviemaking market that are concerned with art, the medium's artistic merits, and telling a story of some value. Bates doesn't find the sort of enthusiasm she's capable of displaying. Para el paseo es regordete y alegre Merman de Thurman, un rayo de 250 libras de sol, que saca tajada de la humanidad de Willie. Black levels hold their own and flesh tones appear stable. He stumbles around to one back alley or bathroom conquest after another but there's no rhythm to his action, no sense of even mild purpose or pleasure: he's almost literally an empty Santa suit.
Clothing texture prove complex, not substantially but enough to sort out the broadest santa suit fabrics and fringes and finer creases in leather. Willy drops from the ceiling as he tries to stop his suicide…. Zusätzlich verkompliziert wird die Lage, weil sich Willie auch noch in Wohltätigkeitsdirektorin Diane Christina Hendricks verguckt. Dialogue drives most of the film. The film does attempt to weave together a deeper narrative meant to explore Willie's background, but it all falls flat. The cast seems bored, the writing isn't there, the scenes are dull.
None of that is present here. The whole thing is off-putting, but that much cash is too much to ignore, and so too are the possibilities for some good times on the way. Scurt pe fonduri, din alcool și răsturnând încăperea, Willie Soke Billy Bob Thornton decide să pună capăt vieții sale mizerabile o dată pentru totdeauna. It's the essence of the original, but the original's spirit is nowhere to be found. .
He even works at a sandwich shop now to fulfill his passion for making people sandwiches. Tony Cox appears bored, too, pigeonholed into the film with little more purpose than playing to a few gags. Bad Santa 2 2016 Bad Santa 2 Blu-ray delivers great video and solid audio in this fan-pleasing Blu-ray release Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. No real complaints for a track that doesn't require or deliver much beyond the basics. Gemeinsam mit seinem kleinwüchsigen Kumpel Marcus Tony Cox als Elf und dem übergewichtigen Merman Brett Kelly , der immer wieder für kurze Augenblicke Willies Menschlichkeit hervorbringt, will der politisch inkorrekte Ganove mit Hang zum Zynismus, Alkohol und Sex am Weihnachtsabend eine Wohltätigkeitsveranstaltung in Chicago ausrauben. Bad Santa 2's 1080p transfer, sourced from a digital shoot, looks fine for the most part but doesn't stand out as anything particularly special.