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Wrong Turn (2021) – A Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
The original Wrong Turn from 2003 wasn’t a bad film – its modern take on the Hills Have Eyes sub genre was well done and had a few grizzly moments.  The sequels certainly added nothing to the story so the fact that the original writer has now returned once again to reboot Wrong Turn just smacks of a creative team that has run out of ideas.  It’s get worse because this is horror without the gore and put through a much softer lens where every decision seems to be made to not offend anyone – from the overly PC cast to reframing the film central ‘monsters’ – and predictably it ends up as an inert mess that fails to please anyone.

Best Bit: Modine is good

Buy, Stream, Avoid: Avoid

If You Liked this Try: Wrong Turn, The Rental, The Hills Have Eyes 

4 out of 10 stars


 

Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

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