In this sequel to the 1993 Disney classic, Thora Birch (Oz), Vinessa Shaw (The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo) and Scarlett Byrne (Harry Potter series) reprise their roles as Max Dennison, Allison Poole, and Dani Campbell respectively. The three have grown up in different parts of the world but are reunited in Salem when Max is magically transported there through a painting of his sister.
What is the plot of the story ?
At their high school reunion, Max (Dennison) Wong, Vinessa Shaw and Scarlett Byrne bump into each other. They have been brought back to the present day by a painting showing the trio that was left to them by their late father. A mysterious force is pulling them back in time and into a witch-filled past.
Who is in the cast ? What role did each character portray ?
The cast include Bette Midler , Sarah Jessica Parker , Heather Locklear , Kathy Najimy , Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw and Scarlett Byrne. Bette Midler portrayed the role of Mary Sanderson. Sarah Jessica Parker played the role of Allison Poole. Heather Locklear played the role of Lily Sanderson. Kathy Najimy portrayed the role of Sarah Sanderson. Thora Birch played the role of Max Dennison. Vinessa Shaw enacted the role of Dani Campbell and Scarlett Byrne played Allison Poole in this film.
What are the difficulties they face ?
The story plot was quite similar to the original movie. The only difference is that, there is a twist in the climax. In this film, the sisters are brought back with powers. This time they have power to get back at anyone who tries to harm them by using their face as a voodoo doll and kill them by drinking their blood from an enchanted teacup. At one stage, the witches try to kill the trio by sucking their blood through a teacup but Max (Dennison) managed to rescue everyone by breaking the voodoo doll and throwing it away. In this film, the three girls have to face their own fears. Allison (Poole) has a fear of birds and her nemesis, Sarah (Sanderson) is the witch she wants to kill. Lily (Sanderson) has a fear of fire and she is afraid of Max because he knows about her past.
Who is the antagonist ? What are its motives ?
Sarah Sanderson is the main antagonist in this film. She is a witch who regards herself as the Queen of Salem. She represents the power of darkness and wants to rule all witches. The other sisters had all been killed during colonial times and Sara (Sanderson) was the only survivor. Her goal is to create an army of witches and rule Salem together with her sisters. The three girls are transported back to the early Salem period. Sarah Sanderson (Midler) is shown enjoying her victory over her sisters. She has already killed them and is ready to kill Max (Dennison) but she fails due to his aunt who is still alive. The message of this film is that fear can make you blind and slows your judgment. They don’t always have to confront their fears by facing them one-to-one, instead they should confront them collectively as a team.
Who is the most loved character ?
Bette Midler is the most loved character in Hocus Pocus 2. She plays a powerful witch and is able to create a large number of other witches with her magic. Bette Midler has many costumes in this film .She wears black long gowns , long dresses in the tribal style, high heel shoes and a black hat with feathers. She has shown her acting prowess by playing two characters.
Would you recommend watching this ?
This film is a must watch because it has the same theme as the original Hocus Pocus.The costumes are well designed. The viewers will get a complete feeling of nostalgia which will make their vacation even more special. It has humor, passion and romance which makes it an interesting movie to watch. Thanks for reading !
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