It's still schlocky, grade-z horror, but this direct-to-video sequel surprises by being a hell of a lot more fun than the franchise's dour first installment. Wrong Turn 2 isn't a great film, but it is a good one, and I recommend it to all fans of backwoods horror flicks. David Walker of rated the film 3. Lynch pretty much dominates the conversation here, chatting hyperactively about genre conventions and the movie's so-called character development. Mutant dad pops a cold one on his Lay-Z-Boy and catches some religious programming on the tube, while mom dices up a corpse for dinner and the kids have some fun with their dangerous toys. While they look around the cabin, they hear the occupants return, so they hide in a bedroom.
The film is a to 2003 and the second installment in the. It is followed by 2009. By the way, these directions suck! Compared to other randy-teen hack-and-slash movie series, the Wrong Turn series to include this installment is to me among the better ones. Despite the addition of my hero, Henry Rollins, this thing can't save itself from itself. Thats all i will say on that you need to at the very least check this movie out rent it or something. What they don't realize, is it's the territory of cannibals, who are as ignorant as they are pathetic killers.
Softness is once again an issue, as the majority of the shots look indistinct and undefined. If applicable, we will notify you about this before processing your order. Some new release movies become unavailable for downloading for a limited time due to licensing restrictions. If you're a fan, I'd consider holding out for the Wrong Turn box-set that's set to release later this year. Were you aware that deformed babies are given severed fingers for pacifiers? Marine Colonel Dale Murphy is hosting a survival reality game show The Apocalypse: Ultimate Survivalist, in the West Virginia forest with contestants lingerie model Elena, skateboarder Jonesy, Iraq veteran Amber, former football player Jake and a goth Nina. While not as impressive as the first film's beefy sound, this is a serviceable track that at least gives the film a lossless upgrade.
One day, the television station orhanizes an anvanturous game at the West Virginia woods. Despite all that, it's gets a thumbs up from me for the no-holds-barred gore and terror. Dialogue too is presented clearly from the center channel, and I can't remember ever loosing any lines to poorly mixed levels. Director: Writers: , Starring: , , , , , Producer: » Wrong Turn 2: Dead End Blu-ray Review The family that flays together stays together… Reviewed by , September 18, 2009 Those cantankerous mutant cannibals are back at it again, stalking and slobbering through the bumble-brush of wild, wonderful West Virginia, taking down oblivious city folk with extreme prejudice, and proving that there's more than one way to skin a co-ed. The film received a positive response from critics making it the best-reviewed film in the series.
As the cannibals are searching for him, Dale manages to kill Brother and Sister with dynamite attached to an arrow. As Jake, Amber, and Jonesy are eating some meat they found, Nina returns and explains about the cannibals. Who finds the way out of the forest until the evening will be the winner. Jake is strung up and Nina is strapped to a chair with barbed wire. A box set will also come out on the same day, including all. Here they become victims to a bloodthirsty family of cannibalistic hillbillies. Participants in a reality show are given an assignment to survive in the wilderness.
Also rather welcome is a nice sense of unpredictability: early on, I thought I had pretty much figured out who would survive the ordeal and who would end up in the cannibals' hotpot. As the comments are coming from writers, expect plenty of character analysis and plot dissection. Who finds the way out of the forest until the evening will be the winner. A month later it was announced that the film was accepted at the and , and premiered on August 25 in the , and September 21, 2007 in the. You are watching the movie Wrong Turn 2: Dead End 2007 Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy hosts the simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. Commentary by Writers Turi Meyer and Al Septien Likewise, if you're up for watching Wrong Turn 2 a third time, writers Meyer and Septien offer up a listenable, but ultimately disposable track. Slightly better than the first.
But the show turns into a nightmarish showdown when each realizes they are being hunted by an inbred family of cannibals determined to make them all dinner! But give a shot and forget that you dont know what happened to the folks in the first one. The humor to me was subtle, and didn't take away from the horror atmosphere of the movie. They run into the woods, but Mara is hit in the head with an ax thrown by Pa. I just wish they had at least explained what happened to the folks in Wrong Turn even if it was just a few minute deal or something. By the time they tie up our vegan goth girl—with razor wire wrapped around the scars from her suicide attempt—and proceed to stuff her face with, um, slow-boiled man meat, you might very well be fed up yourself. This movie at least held my attention well enough such that the movie was over before I knew it; always a good sign that I was properly entertained.
Rollins gets a few words in, but Leerhsen is pretty quiet throughout. Truly, this movie outdid the first. Not a bad commentary track, but not exactly essential listening either. After a brief skirmish, Dale kills Maynard by blowing him up with a stick of dynamite. If you can suffer through some of the silliness, though, and you don't mind being grossed out, Wrong Turn 2 is definitely above average for a direct-to-video genre offering. I have a friend who can pop his entire spine on command, and it always sends shivers down mine. I do know the girl in the beginning of the movie was from American Idol but those are the only two people i knew before the movie.
There are definitely some visual deficiencies in the transfer, though, and there are much better horror films to be found on Blu-ray. The overall clarity is probably a hair better than that of the first film, but that really isn't saying much. As the players begin to vanish, the survivors struggle to find their way out of the remote West Virginia forest before they become the next meal. While Dale prepares for the games, Three Finger and another cannibal Pa, attack and knock him unconscious. This one however does a bang up job of delivering on its promise tons of gore, violence, campy horror humor and of course a make out scene which obviously leads to someone getting cut literally. The acting is not the greatest, but with B-Grade horror it's almost a requirement. It is refreshing that the two men have no pretentions about the script—they know they've written a splatter film, not some grand artistic statement.