This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
On par with the original, with some key differences, some of which works better and some that doesn't, but the overall payoff ending doesn't work as well as the original's (and is way too long) and the sense of "I've never seen this before" that you might have had with watching the first is obviously lost. And this time around - Too. Many. Jokes. Still, some fun set pieces, good new character realizations and the fact that the core are…
Lee: I like to let people talk who like to talk. It lets me find out how full of shit they are.
Carter: What the hell did you just say?
Carter: This is the LAPD. We're the most hated cops in all the free world. My own mama's ashamed of me. She tells everybody I'm a drug dealer.
Lee: Why would they not want my help?
Carter: Because they don't give a damn about you! They don't like…