Basic Instinct 2

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Basic Instinct 2 ★ 2006 (R)

It took 14 years for a sequel and this glossy, laughably overwrought mess is what we get? Stone tries too hard reprising her role as coldblooded vamp Catherine Tramell, who's now living in London. After a fatal car crash, suspicious Scotland Yard detective Washburn (Thewlis) asks criminologist Michael Glass (Morrissey) to evaluate Catherine for possible criminal charges. His diagnosis is “risk addiction.” Gee, doc, no kidding. Soon Michael is drawn into Catherine's possibly deadly web. Maybe this effort will become a midnight movie, just waiting to be mocked. 114m/C DVD, Blu-ray Disc . US Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, David Thewlis, Charlotte Rampling, Hugh Dancy, Flora Montgomery, Iain Robertson, Indira Varma, Anne Caillon, Stan Collymore, Heathcote Williams; D: Michael CatonJones; W: Leora Barish, Henry Bean; C: Gyula Pados; M: John Murphy. Golden Raspberries '06: Worst Picture, Worst Actress (Stone), Worst Screenplay, Worst Sequel/Prequel.