Thursday, December 12, 2013

Dead End (2003)

During a long drive to grandma's for Christmas, a bickering family exhausts their supply of snarky remarks and falls asleep, which is unfortunate since Dad is still driving.

After waking to the sound of screeching tires and a swerving car, they discover that Dad has decided to take a short cut (good god man, no!) that is an unfamiliar, isolated road because he wanted a change from the well lit, safety of the highway.

After making sure car and family are okay, they continue their trip until Dad spots a young lady in white holding a baby.  When he stops, the woman is gone. As the family argues over whether he imagined her or not, she pops up by the window. Being the gentleman that he is, Dad offers her a ride. But since there isn't enough room, the daughter gets out for some alone time and a walk back to the little shack they passed. Yup, and the horror begins here folks.

If you watch a lot of horror movies, you'll probably be able to figure out the end. I found the characters annoying, but along the way you'll have unexpected death, a black car who takes away the dead, a road that never ends, and Ray Wise as the Dad.

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