A sodden, tedious sequel, THE HIDDEN II dispenses with all the qualities that made the 1987 original entertaining in favor of endless talk and pointless "action."
The alien creature that was seemingly destroyed at the end of the previous film takes over a dog, finds its way to a deserted factory, and spawns a group of pods. Fifteen years later, Stanton (Jovin Montanaro), one of a group of people planning a "rave" dance in the factory, is possessed by a
creature and goes on a killing spree. Detective Beck (Michael Weldon), who once assisted an alien agent in fighting the alien criminal and was imbued with the life force of the good alien, appears at the factory...