Okay, so if we took a straw poll of horror movies from the past few years that seemed set for the sequel treatment, I reckon I Spit On Your Grave would feature very low, if at all.

But here we are, three years on from director Steven R Monroe’s relatively successful remake and the director is back for another instalment.

When you scratch below the surface though things do grind a bit, as you quickly realise this follow-up seemingly has nothing to do with the 2010 offering, bar the title.

This time around the film follows Kate, a wannabe model looking to make a name for herself in New York.

But what appears a dream photo shoot assignment soon turns very sour (and nasty), and before long Kate is gunning for bloody revenge against those that have defiled her – with the audience’s support now doubt.

Sure this looks like a straight-up cash-in, but the trailer suggests another round of gory vengeance, which will be mighty fine in my book.

Starring the likes of Jemma Dallander and Joe Absolom, I Spit On Your Grave 2 gets a European premiere at Frightfest on Sunday, August 25.

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Simon is a journalism tutor in London, who also just happens to be a movie fanatic, with a craving for the darker side of cinema. He has written three books - on the horror films of director Bob Clark (2014), the history of the character Norman Bates (2015) and the work of British exploitation director Pete Walker (2017). He is currently working with director Richard Loncraine to explore all avenues in a bid to orchestrate the re-release of 1978 Mia Farrow chiller Full Circle