95% ordinary dialogue spiked with 5% of weirdness sets up a dynamite dynamic that separates ¡°The Toll¡¯s¡± suspense from typical ¡°trapped in a forest¡± thrillers.
¡°Wrong Turn¡± isn¡¯t a ¡°retain the rights¡± rush job. It¡¯s a well-crafted thriller with a fair number of things falling into its favor.
While its contemporary relevance can be questioned, ¡°Archenemy¡± at least has enough energy to be enjoyable, even if goofiness sometimes waters down grittiness.
Whether it¡¯s being sassy, silly, stabby, or even sentimental, the breeziness behind ¡°Freaky¡± makes the movie¡¯s mixture an easy treat to swallow.
Those who stick around for a charismatic cast working their way through everyday conflicts will be better positioned to feel the introspective bite of ¡°The Wolf of Snow Hollow.¡±
With its somber setting and serious performances, nothing else in cinema tackles the terror of dementia with as much tact and creepy creativity.