From its opening moments it's obvious that KICKBOXER 2 is struggling under the leaden weight of humorlessness. This is the movie that absolutely no one wanted to see: a kickboxing movie that takes itself dead serious.
The plot, played out as if under sedation, concerns David Sloan (Sasha Mitchell), the brother of two world-class kickboxers who died for their art. David has thrown in the towel on professional kickboxing and runs a gym where he teaches martial arts to a group of inner city kids who look like
they've been selected by an ad agency. His teaching consists of a heavy dose of Zen mumbo jumbo which has become requisite for this type of movie. It feels l...