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Booth's Blog: We dare you to take another Wrong Turn
By Emily Booth, Wednesday 11th October 2017

You only need to be in one place on Friday the 13th, and that's here on Horror, where all things unlucky come to life in the most horrifying of ways! This week we're upping the fun quota with the last installment of one of the most popular cannibal franchises of recent years. It started in 2003 with Wrong Turn and the creation of those three memorable brothers; One Eye, Three Finger and Saw Tooth. What a gene pool that family's blessed with! It was the combination of such solid characters, the wild woodland location of the West Virginia Mountains, and an abundance of hot young flesh on offer that led to a lucrative franchise that's now 6 movies strong. Following the original film, it was FrightFest regular and all round horror genius Joe Lynch who took up the reigns for Wrong Turn 2: Dead End, upping the gore and nudity quota to at least 11, and thus firmly cementing the Wrong Turn films as a firm fan favourite franchise for unabashed guilty pleasures! This week on Horror Channel comes Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort, which enjoys a slightly more lavish location, setting the film in a dilapidated hotel. Drawing some comparisons to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, this film sees a young lad discover he's inherited a huge old spa hotel in the middle of West Virginia, but with it he's also inherited one hell of a family! Question is, why are they so keen to welcome him to their bleeding bosom of a clan?!

The young grieving man, Danny, and his friends are warmly welcomed to Hobb Springs by 'caretakers' and siblings Sally and Jackson Hillicker, who introduce Danny to his new family. Danny is instantly drawn to the place, but his friends begin to notice something's not quite right when the hotel's residents begin to go missing.

Danny slowly embraces the Hillicker clan, unaware of their sordid cannibal bloodline, until perhaps it's a little too late for the lad!

This is the most sexed up entry in the series with a finale that is both erotic and unsettling as Danny is 'used' in the most disturbing of ways. Well, someone's got to provide an injection of genes from outside of the overbred family!

The network premiere of Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort airs this Friday 13th at 9.00pm on Horror, and don't forget the return of Stephen King Season on Saturday 14th with the network premiere of Maximum Overdrive at 9.00pm.

Related show tags: MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE, WRONG TURN 6: LAST RESORT
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