The new installment in the series is based on the story ‘Search and Rescue Woods’ by author Kerry Hammond, which involved the notion of disturbing disappearances and mysterious staircases manifesting in the woods.
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Clearly the weakest entry in this anthology series but still good enough to spend your time on. The theme of madness and cannibalism did not really gel and the shifts between surreal and psychological horror to gore and viscera was stumbling at best. The cast is good but it is the writing and direction that lacks in conviction. The previous seasons felt more focused and singular while this is more scattershot.