A few years after the bloody invasion, Norman found peace and consolation, but it turned out that you cannot easily escape from past sins.
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Don’t Breathe 2 is a pleasant surprise this summer for fans of bloody thrillers and horror films. Of course, one can make claims to the picture regarding the logic of the narrative, the believability of the characters’ behavior in certain situations, and excessive cruelty – especially at the end of the film.
But what the film undoubtedly captivates is the atmosphere of the strongest tension that is maintained throughout the entire action, non-standard plot twists and quite strong acting that will not leave you indifferent – especially when watching the film on the big screen.
I strongly recommend watching this movie in the cinema and preferably with the smallest number of viewers – because the full range of emotions, ranging from fear, disgust for the violence happening on the screen, and ending with surprise and almost sympathy for the main character, you experience the best when sitting in alone in the dark in front of a big screen. In this sense, I was lucky.
80% of the picture is shown in frankly dark or muted tones, and the perfectly matched scale skillfully contributes to the intensification of tension and fear. Therefore, the picture and sound quality will have an important impact on your viewing experience.
I will not compare in detail “Don’t Breathe 2” with the first part. I can say one thing – in my opinion, the sequel turned out to be no less scary, but at the same time more emotional – both due to the inclusion in the plot of a little girl, who is successfully played by 13-year-old Madeline Grace, and due to the successful manipulation by the filmmakers of the concepts of “good is bad”. The film several times makes plot somersaults, forcing the viewer to radically change their attitude towards both the main character and his opponents. The image of the blind Norman, who was once again perfectly played by Stephen Lang, as a result turned out in the sequel more complex and interesting for perception and one’s own moral assessment.
Perhaps in terms of the originality of the plot, “Don’t Breathe 2” is not the strongest thriller. But as an emotional attraction for thrill and even a kind of family tragedy filled with mental and physical violence, the film holds a worthy bar. People who do not tolerate blood and cruelty are strongly discouraged from watching the picture. And those who decide to watch it will have to literally hold their breath more than once, plunging into the unpleasant, but emotional atmosphere of this really scary story.
Codec: HEVC / H.265 (57.9 Mb/s)
Resolution: Native 4K (2160p)
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1
English: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0
French: Dolby Digital 5.1
French (Canada): Dolby Digital 5.1
Portuguese: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1
Thai: Dolby Digital 5.1
English, English SDH, French, Spanish, Mandarin (Simplified), Mandarin (Traditional), Indonesian, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Spanish, Spanish (Latino), Thai.