Carl Lucas (Luke Goss) is sent to Terminal Island Prison after being arrested
for shooting a cop in a bank robbery gone wrong. He decides to become part of the hot new TV show, DEATH RACE because
he has a price on his head by his old boss Markus Kane (Sean Bean).
DEATH RACE 2 is a better than average direct-to-DVD prequel. It shows about Death Race
began and the origin story of Frankenstein. The action is great even though some of the action in the first
DEATH RACE was better. Still this prequel doesn't disappoint if you're a fan of the first
film. It has fast cars, plenty of carnage, and beautiful women. It also
has a little commentary on the morals of TV shows like Death Race and Death Match. DEATH RACE 2 (in some ways) may
be an enjoyable guilt pleasure to a few people.
of five deleted scenes were rightfully cut due to being redundant, but I wish they left one scene in. All of the scenes
are good. The deleted scenes montage (with and without introduction by the director) has the various cool
shots the director cut and even a deleted scene is included in the middle of it.
Three featuretes focusing on the making of DEATH
RACE 2 are included on the DVD:
THE RACE BEGINS: THE EVOLUTION
OF DEATH RACE- a promo fetaurette on the making of it as cast and crew discuss the prequel.
CHEATING DEATH: THE STUNTS OF DEATH RACE 2- the director explains he likes to get bigger
with stunts and even add more than what was in the script plus Luke Goss did many of his own stunts
FAST CARS AND FIREARMS; THE CARS OF DEATH RACE 2- all about the cars in the movie
also included is an audio commentary
for the film with Director Roel Reine.
FINAL ANALYSIS: DEATH RACE 2 is an entertaining thrill ride and includes some action stuff
not seen in the first film.
thsi DVD review is (c)1-23-2011 David Blackwell and cannot be reprinted without permission.
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