You know what makes me happy? When a group of twenty/thirtysomething women go spelunking in an abandoned cavern, only to be met by cannibalistic creatures who start to pick them off, quite bloodily, one by one.
No, I’m not a sicko (well, I kinda am) – I’m referring to one of the best horror films of the past decade, The Descent. Well, after quite a long wait, The Descent 2 (thankfully not called The De2cent) is finally getting a release date. In the UK, anyway, where it’s set to be released October 9th, 2009, according to 24framespersecond. No word on the US release date just yet, but I’m hoping for a release date close the UK one.
Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened – or why she”s covered in her friends” blood – Sarah is forced back to the subterranean depths to help locate her five missing companions. As the rescue party drives deeper into uncharted caverns, nightmarish visions of the recent past begin to haunt Sarah and she starts to realize the full horror and futility of the mission. Subjected to the suspicion and mistrust of the group and confronted once more by the inbred, feral and savagely ruthless Crawlers, Sarah must draw on all her inner reserves of strength and courage in a desperate final struggle for deliverance and redemption.