Watching Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 tends to leave viewers with the feeling that everyone involved is sort of tired of the series ... already. (There are four books in the series, so you'd hope they still have at least a couple more movies left in them.) Now the bad news: Watching the DVD isn't going to change anyone's mind about the cast and crew's feelings about the movies. After all, there is practically nothing here as far as special features. What's here is good, but it'll leave you feeling like no one cared enough to make anything extra for the DVD. Everything that's here feels like leftovers from TV marketing (featurette) or filming (deleted scenes, gag reel). And nothing is longer than five minutes.
The featurette, called "Go Jump Off A Cliff," bills itself as a behind-the-scenes, making-of documentary, but it's barely more than four minutes long, and teaches viewers two things, at most. 1. They went to Santorini because all of the other girls were jealous that Alexis Bledel got to go there in the first movie. 2. The climactic cliff-jumping scene was the girls' idea and demonstrates how brave and free they are. You know, because jumping off a 15-foot cliff is so scary and dangerous. It's nice to hear how much the girls loved working together and were happy to reunite. Can we have more of that, please? You know... more of the actual making of the movie, instead of patching together a four-minute video just so you can add an extra to your product details?
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