Kenny Glenn’s review published on Letterboxd:
Hooptober 2020 - (3 / 33)
Bonus (1 / 2)
It has the same things going for it that the first did. It is a mystery, it has characters who are interesting enough, it has pseudoscience gobbledygook that sounds convincing enough, and, it knows how to sustain a sense of urgency throughout. Well, maybe not that last one.
It wasn’t especially scary. Tense, yes, but scary? No. And then it just kind of did some story thing at the end that came from out of nowhere and then ended.
I just felt like it was a waste of time though. I didn’t hate it, it was just kind of blah. The first had memorable deaths, was scary because of the disorientation, and it had a cool ending. This felt like a shiny sequel with nothing inside the box… or the cube. No meaning. And bad effects. Yup, didn’t age well.
But, it was easy to watch and that means something. It also seems easy to forget unfortunately. I guess re-watching the first two cube movies would be fast and easy and pleasurable enough to warrant it, so, I guess you have to build the memory if you want.
Well, I guess now I have to watch Cube Zero. Math!