Wind Chill

Synopsis: A couple of college students known only as the Girl and the Guy are traveling home to Delaware the day before Christmas Eve. They're on a frozen road that the Guy is convinced is a scenic short-cut. In the middle of nowhere in below freezing conditions they are run off the road by a hit and runner. They soon realize they're caught in a supernatural bubble where a crime from 1953 is doomed to repeat itself, year after year threatening new victims. The Guy attempts to walk back to the last petrol station but his wounds from the crash are worse than he let on.
Director(s): Gregory Jacobs
Production: Sony Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
91 min

Oh. Jerk.


Do you think you could have parked

any further from the entrance?

Yeah, well, there were still some cars

when I got here. So...


I thought we were going to get an early start

and stay out of the snow.

What time is it?

It's a quarter after 3:00.

I'm sorry,

you should have just left without me.

That's what I would have done.

I'm kind of getting kicked

out of my apartment, so...

- Okay, well, there's no room.

- Oh, no, no, no.

Why don't you just get the engine started

and put the heat on, okay?

And I can handle this.

- You sure you can...

- Yeah, yeah, it's fine.

Whoa, hang on, hang on.

It sticks sometimes.

- What's wrong with this thing?

- That's as far up as it goes.

Oh, it's fine. I was two hours late.

Good start.

Well, tell me about it,

I'm supposed to be sitting on a beach in Cabo.

He said we should see other people,

which is original.

I'm not. I mean, I'm just not.

I couldn't care less.

No, no, it's been about an hour.

Are you kidding? I'm bored to tears.

We're still on the highway

for another five hours.

How should I know?

All the highways look exactly alike.

Hey. What?

Oh, somebody is upset.

Who do you think? My ride.


Would you get a look at that face, moody?


If I have to drive, you have to talk to me.

What, I'm the in-flight entertainment?

That's how this ride sharing thing works,


- Really?

- Division of labor.

- We split everything 50-50.

- Oh, well, I got news for you.

I don't get much more entertaining

than when I'm on the phone.

- So, you're from Wilmington, right?

- Yeah.

Where did you go to school?

St. Vitus Academy.

St. Vitus? I never heard of that.

You're acquainted with every school

in the area?

Pretty much, yeah.

Yeah, well, even the Catholic ones?

'Cause that's where I went to school.

St. Vitus Academy for Catholic boys.

We had a class together, you know.

Intro to modern philosophy.

What? There was like a million people

in that class. It was like Woodstock.

You ever see so many Eastern-religion types?

What's your major?

Eastern Religions.

So, you aren't majoring in philosophy?

No, why?

I don't know, I just assumed that you were...

Oh, yeah, well, try engineering.

I only took philosophy

because I needed a humanities credit

and I heard it was an easy A.

What did you put

for that last question on the final?

Nietzsche's theory of eternal recurrence?

Yeah, like reincarnation, right?

- No, they're actually not the same thing.

- Damn.

Reincarnation is when you come back

as something different

and eternal recurrence is when you live

the same life over and over again.

'The eternal hourglass of existence

is turned over and over, and you with it,

'a grain of dust.'

High school and philosophy,

that pretty much covers everything,

don't you think?

I guess that concludes

the entertainment portion of today's flight.

The next gas station you see,

do me a favor and pull over. I got to pee.

Yeah, okay, I'll keep my eyes peeled.


No, it's that phrase,

keeping your eyes peeled.

I just find it creepy, you know.

Yeah, it is sort of.

- Yeah?

- Yeah.

Speaking of peeling eyeballs,

did you know that's how they do

that corrective eye surgery?

Yeah, they use a laser.

Yeah, they do,

but there's also peeling involved.

I saw it on Discovery Health.

You know, if more people knew

about the whole peeling part,

they might think twice

before going under the knife.

It's a laser, they use a laser.

I'm having corrective eye surgery

over the break.

- Why? Why do you...

- Because I hate wearing my glasses, okay?

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