“Bad Santa 2”, would have to give a prize to the worst movie of the year. The first Santa, a thief of low stool, takes advantage of his bad reputation for thirteen years later relapse into this second rambling and acidic part of new director, Mark Waters.
They are Willie Stokes, a miserable drunkard of days and dog humor, his buddy the lousy Martius Marcus, despicable and foul-mouthed, and an old grumpy greedy verb, capable of killing his Own son, who plan a robbery to the beast in a charitable organization at Christmas time. To set off in the picturesque group, a good and silly teenager reappears on the scene, who needs the affection of those who can not give it.
There is not much to say about this pearl of the cinema, where rude words and an exacerbated bad taste, with its share of crude sex - is not for children this Santa, nor for normal adults -, fill every moment of his plot that by courtesy The viewer does not extend more than 92 minutes. Although it is necessary to recognize that to the face of the cynical Willie does not lack grace, when put in the suit of Santa, sitting next to the tree, listens to the orders of the angelical children that he hates by conviction. Although it is one of the few moments in which the joke works in this caustic comedy whose transgressor character is not new or original.”...
Is there anything good in this movie? You are right. The cast. There's Billy Bob Thornton (who was nominated for Golden Globes for Bad Santa), Tony Cox (Oz, Bad Santa), Christina Hendricks, the sexy secretary of Mad Men, and especially Kathy Bates, the unforgettable Annie Misery, who surprises us in the role of old tattooed and arms take, hair punk and talking slop. They give the best face to this Santa but they can not take the sign from him very bad.
Bad Santa, an independent film, surprised in 2003 with its irreverent humor and was a success of critic and box office. Normally, when that happens, it does not take long until the creators release a sequel - often with more budget but worse results - trying to monetize the initial success.
#3 A great release date: 23 November, 2016
In this case it did not happen that way. The fans of Bad Santa have had to wait 13 years to enjoy this band of unscrupulous who take advantage of Christmas to commit their misdeeds disguised as Santa Claus....
The character returns to be Willie (Billy Bob Thornton), with Marcus (Tony Cox) and Thurman Merman, a boy of just 8 years in the first delivery that now returns crecidito and again interpreted by Brett Kelly. The trio is joined by Sunny Soke, the terrible mother of Willie, a new character that is given by a surprising Kathy Bates, who meets Thornton two decades after "Primary Colors".
“Bad Santa 2” The film repeats the structure and mood of the first Bad Santa, but it is even more grotesque and politically incorrect. "We wanted to keep the spirit of the first film because the fans wanted to see something similar," says Billy Bob Thornton, who we interviewed in Beverly Hills days before the premiere of Bad Santa 2. "But we also wanted to raise it a little, so There is more history, more emotions.
Thornton believes the production is even more "indie" than the first installment, more character-based, with fewer big sets, but he points out that it's a bit more "daring and obscene "When you do a sequel right away, sometimes you're only taking advantage of the success of the first one and you do not think so much about the movie," Thornton explains, believing it has been beneficial to have waited so long for Bad Santa 2. "We knew we were going to make one Sequel at some point, but the studio was changing owners and we had to wait years.!
When they finally decided to do it, it took three years to have a final script, as they shuffled several possibilities, which further delayed the project. .