SECOND TIME UNLUCKY
A look at some anticipated sequels that failed to impress film reviewers around the world unlike their predecessors
Making movie sequels is often considered a daunting task for filmmakers. The expectations associated with delivering another hit film, after a successful release, are often tough to meet. While many sequels — Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Back To The Future Part II (1989), Before Sunset (2004) and The Dark Knight (2008) — have been celebrated in Hollywood, there have been a few that haven’t quite impressed the critics. Here are some recent part-twos that according to film reviewers, should never have been attempted in the first place.