For a film about three people stranded on a ski lift in ice-cold weather with little hope for survival, Adam Green’s Frozen
is not without its charm. The picture milks the dire situation for all its horrific worth, even if it stumbles a bit due to the high-concept trappings. Thankfully the great outweighs the few plodding moments, as a new entry in the “danger in everyday places” genre steps up to scare anyone who’s ever put their trust in a tiny seat suspended by razor-sharp cables, with nothing but open air underneath them.
Before the suspense begins, the dramatics are already set up thanks to a third-wheel situation between two old buddies, Joe (S...