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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Ruel S. De Vera
AMERICAN slasher movies are basically bloody cinematic junk food. Despite all the genre's obvious limitations, they continue to be popular, conjuring up creatures such as Leatherface, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees.
When movies in the 1990s, chief of them the "Scream" trilogy, began effectively deconstructing those same slasher flicks, American movies seemed to have moved on to smarter, sleeker fare.
But apparently, some people still want the bloody old stuff. "Wrong Turn" has been positioned as a movie grown from the DNA of those original movies and not the …