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Saw (2004)

“I want to play a game.”

The laughing of Jigsaw’s puppet is difficult to put out of memory, much like Freddy’s twisted grin, Micheal Myers pale emotionless mask or Jason’s machete. 1,007 more words

Budget: $1 To $10 Mil

The Saw franchise celebrates 10 years of blood 'n' guts and money

Ten years ago today the first Saw movie was released, marking Hollywood’s entry into the so-called “torture porn” sweepstakes.

And what a windfall it’s been! The original  353 more words

Scary Movies

13 Days of Horror: Day 9 - Horror Masterpiece: Martyrs

Martyrs shouldn’t really be a masterpiece. It is a barbarous, harrowing, psychologically damaging film that shows the brutal destruction of the human body and mind. It is unrelenting, with virtually no calming gaps between scenes for the audience to regroup their psyche enough to not feel completely destroyed by this film. 1,615 more words

Horror

House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

“The Boogeyman is Real, and You Found Him.”

House of 1000 Corpses is not a good horror movie, much less a good movie in general. There are some great quotes in here and some great comedic value, but the overall movie has an overall flat tone. 616 more words

Budget: $1 To $10 Mil

13 Days of Horror: Day 8 - The 'Torture Porn' Sub-Genre

‘Torture porn’ is the derogatory title given to a sub-genre of horror that came to prominence in the early 2000′s. Combining elements of the graphic splatter genre with the killer violence of slasher films, these films focused heavily on showing it all.  1,053 more words

Horror

31 Horror Movies For October #21: Saw VI

   I went with a franchise that people are a little more familiar with today and watched Saw VI. The Saw franchise seems to be split among horror fans that call it pointless gore and people who say that like it’s a bad thing. 492 more words

October 31 Horror Films