SilentDawn’s review published on Letterboxd:
Well, it makes sense that the name of the main actress happens to be Ann Savage, because that's exactly what this rugged masterwork is: fucking savage. From beginning to end, the tattered rear projections and the sweaty dialogue build the ferocious tension up to a level of murderous rage and nightmarish barbarity, further enhancing the second-rate production values and the film's constant state of alarming mystery. Only running a length of 67 minutes, the dreamlike hopelessness of Detour is akin to a vision that is only encountered because of a relentless fever.
Suggested double feature: Detour/Lost Highway*
*Preferably at 3 in the morning.