I have witnessed "Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf" twice now and have come to the conclusion that somewhere late in its production, the filmmakers realized just how terrible their movie was and decided to re-package it as a joke.
"The Howling" is a good movie, one of the few examples of horror that I would recommend to even those who don't lurk within the fandom of the genre. Yet I have always felt that it is a bit overrated, believing that its more passionate followers have convinced themselves that the handful of exceptional moments embody the entire film.
I still think "The Witch" is a good movie though, with nuanced characters and creepy atmosphere. At the absolute least, it's a bold experiment that stands out for trying something completely different. But it was upstaged by its own hype and didn't quite meet my expectations.
"Warriors Two" (directed and co-starring Sammo Hung) is a great- if flawed- kung fu flick, but it's only great as a kung fu flick. If you're aren't into the genre, you probably will spend more time hating on the script.
When I heard that Jackie Chan and John Cusack were co-starring in a movie together, my immediate response was "Huh?". When I subsequently discovered that their odd collaboration would be in a Roman Legion epic, my immediate response was "HUH!?!".
"The Objective"- from one of the guys who directed "The Blair Witch Project"- kept my attention for awhile, but I quickly realized that the story wasn't going anywhere and the suspense was being wasted, although I did laugh at some of the special effects.
"Re-cycle" is the Pang Brothers' ("The Eye", "Bangkok Dangerous") Magnum Opus, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses so definitively that I almost feel like by reviewing this, I'm reviewing everything else they've done.