Awesome? Yes. As good as the first? Probably not, but don't let that stop you.
After it was over, I had to walk around Toys R Us for a half-hour in order to unwind. It didn't really help. Between this and Children of Men, I have very little hope for the future of humankind. Screw YOU, the British. Maybe 28 Months Later can tie the zombie world and the can't-have-babies world into the most depressing movie OF ALL TIME.
TRAILER FOR LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD: Awesome!
TRAILER FOR RUSH HOUR 3: fuck you
TRAILER FOR FANTASTIC FOUR: RISE OF THE SILVER SURFER: ...awesome?
TRAILER FOR RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION: I'll go see it at the cheap theatre and I'll feel guilty for doing so. It loses a point for not being called Resident Threevil.
I absolutely LOVE Danny Boyle's films, but I've gotta admit that I thought this was better then the first one. The plot was easier to follow, the acting was tops, and the effects were way over the top with that helicopter scene.
The only drawback is with Robert Carlyle's character following the kids around. It was a tad unbelievable there when he kept showing up behind them the whole way through London.
That "Dad, your two least-favourite buildings have now been destroyed" bit is your new front-runner for darkest joke in Simpsons history. I didn't even recognize Mary Spuckler and she was the basis of the entire episode.