I first saw TCM 2 on a rented VHS tape, in a friends basement at 14 years old. It terrified me. As is often the case, those memories are much better than the movie. It's not bad, its just not as scary, fun or funny as it needs to be.
Too much is made of Hoopers post TCM1 decline, regardless of his actual track record. Between TCM1 in 1974 and TCM 2 in 1986 he made the Eaten Alive (1977),…