Thursday, 21 July 2011


"Better than the original, Wrong Turn 2 focuses on a reality show that turns into the ultimate nightmare for six contestants when they find themselves pitted against hideously deformed and insatiably hungry cannibals in this over the top but entertaining gore-fest.

Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy (the reliably cheesy Henry Rollins) hosts a simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. Obviously, the show soon turns into a nightmarish showdown as they all become hunted by an inbred family of cannibals. 

Sons Of Anarchy fans will enjoy seeing Rollins hunted down by the less than charming beasts, other performances deepen as the film develops, there are a few smart lines, a cracking introduction, but most importantly of all, extensive suffering eventually strips away much of the heroicness, allowing us to enjoy many a splendid death in an unexpected order.

The end result is all rather satisfying, with plenty of look away moments before then, including the birth of a 'special' child, a splitting headache, a jealous lover and some pretty deformed sex. If you want to leave your brain at the door, just like the majority of the characters are forced to, then Wrong Turn 2 certainly rolls in the right direction."

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