Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Turn Very Wrong

So I saw an ad on a DVD for the last of these movies, and thought it looked mildly interesting, so decided to watch the franchise. (There is a number four, it seems, which is the prequel to the series, but I don't have that.)

Wrong Turn (2003): And so it begins. A group of young men and women break down in the woods, and get attacked by inbred folk. Really. That's the premise, and it couldn't be more generic. The movie pretends there are some character moments, but they matter not a jot. It's a slasher movie, so we get to see them getting picked off one by one. Some interesting deaths, but nothing spectacular. Big stars: Desmond Harrington and Eliza Dushku.

Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007): The big change for this movie... it's a bunch of survival reality show contestants that are getting stabbed and hacked. And we get to see more of the family. Other than that... there's more whining^H^Hcharactersation of the cast, and there's actually someone competent at fighting them. Hoozah! Big stars: ..umm.. Henry Rollins, I guess.

Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009): Prisoners escape in a transfer, end up in the mountains, and... slowly get killed off. Um, yeah. Some interesting deaths, some minor decent acting, otherwise... yeah. Just another entry of generic-ness. Big stars: ... ?



evildicemonkey said...

You failed to list a star for the original movie, Lindy Booth, an actress of note as she starred as Tess Larson in an episode of HC called 'pool' alongside Freddie Arbuckle!

Jamas Enright said...

There was only one star in that episode of HC, and it wasn't Tess Larson...