This week is all about our impressions of the 2004 film Saw. We discuss the power of layers in storytelling, the complications of labeling Jigsaw as a murderer, and the best places to hide things in your bathroom. This episode contains spoilers.
Title: "Saw" (2004)
Synopsis: Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they're pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer.
Run time: 103 minutes
Release Date: October 29, 2004
Director: James Wan
Body Count: 7 (if you presume folks to be dead)
Last week we asked if psychological thrillers fall in the realm of being horror films. We found equal support for yes and no, but the majority of our responses fell into the idea that they can be, but aren't always. The verdict: it's an agreed upon gray area.
This week "Is Jigsaw a murderer?"
Day of Chaos Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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