The woman-versus-cave-monster movie The Descent is now back with an even more ridiculous sequel. It appears to have characters from the original movie, venturing back into the danger, because they had to find some kind of plot to get them back in there somehow.



Here's the synopsis:

Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her friends' blood - Sarah is forced back to the subterranean depths to help locate her five missing companions.

As the rescue party drives deeper into uncharted caverns, nightmarish visions of the recent past begin to haunt Sarah and she starts to realize the full horror and futility of the mission. Subjected to the suspicion and mistrust of the group and confronted once more by the inbred, feral and savagely ruthless Crawlers, Sarah must draw on all her inner reserves of strength and courage in a desperate final struggle for deliverance and redemption.

Well, any excuse to venture back into the crawler's cave seems like a good idea, but this one really goes beyond its logic. For one, if the local authorities suspected Sarah of murdering all her friends in a cave, they wouldn't take her down there again. It doesn't help that she's on the verge of a mental breakdown, so yeah, let's make her go down there again! Thirdly, why did they even need her there? If she's guilty of killing her friends, it's not like she's going to lead them to their bodies. Surely they'd take weapons with them as a precaution, right?

Okay, we'll stop there. The movie comes out on the 14th of October, and no, it's not exactly "the most terrifying monster movie since Alien."

[via io9]