The Grudge 2

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The Grudge 2 ★½ 2006 (PG-13)

Same shriek, different day. Hospitalized in Japan after her last ordeal, Karen (Gellar in a cameo) kills herself in front of her horrified sister Aubrey (Tamblyn). Naturally, Aubrey now wants to discover what lead her sis to suicide, which involves those weird mother-child demons and a haunted house best left alone. It's creepy, but lacks new ideas since writer-director Shimizu sticks to his formula, which has served him through four “Ju-On” flicks and two American remakes. 95m/C DVD . US Amber Tamblyn, Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer Beals, Christopher Cousins, Edison Chen, Takako Fuji, Kim Miyori, Oga Tanaka, Teresa Palmer, Misako Uno; D: Takashi Shimizu; W: Stephen Susco; C: Katsumi Yanagijima; M: Christopher Young.