Unoriginal rehash, yet still highly enjoyable
“"You can mess with a lot of things, but you can't mess with kids on Christmas."
When Home Alone was released in 1990 and grossed more than $470 million at the worldwide box office, a sequel was inevitable due to Hollywood's habitual business mindset. The reality, though, is that 1992's Home Alone 2: Lost in New York merely comes across as an unoriginal, ridiculous, almost superfluous cash-in on the success of its predecessor. It rehashes practically everything from the first film, and thus creativity is at an all-time low. With that said, though, it's pretty easy to see why Home Alone 2 appealed to kids (including this reviewer, who loved it as a sprog). It may not retain much of the magic of the original film, but it's still a thoroughly enjoyable and often hilarious instance of” read more