Detour Reviews

November 26, 2018
The film, told in flashbacks, is held together by a poetically lurid interior monologue and directed, by Edgar G. Ulmer, with harrowingly expressive effects of light and shadow.
October 16, 2007
Uniformly good performances and some equally good direction and dialog keep the meller moving.
October 16, 2007
One of the most daring and thoroughly perverse works of art ever to come out of Hollywood.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
Passion joins with folly to produce termite art par excellence.
January 1, 2000
It lives on, haunting and creepy, an embodiment of the guilty soul of film noir. No one who has seen it has easily forgotten it.