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Grotesque (2009)

Director Koji Shiraishi, known best for his psychological thriller The Curse (link), apparently woke up one day and decided that the world was too bright and joyful a place, and so he made… 904 more words

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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. 1,614 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.  1,052 more words

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