Timber Falls (18)

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It's amazing that anyone still goes camping in America – all the screaming and chasing that ensue around the backwoods look so exhausting. This time, we're in the mountains of West Virginia – last visited in Wrong Turn – and a couple of young hikers (Josh Randall, Brianna Brown) are innocently taking the country air when one of them is kidnapped.

Their eventual destination is a torture cellar decorated with candles, crucifixes and jars of, er, aborted foetuses, where the shotgun wedding to end them all is initiated. Director Tony Giglio and writer Dan Kay pilfer elements of Deliverance and Misery, then stir in their own bit of depraved religious mania for good measure: it's horror, but also an intermittently amusing satire on the Christian right.

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