005: Saw (2004)

005: Saw (2004)

Show Notes

Episode Synopsis

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.

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Movie Details


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)

Weekly Debate

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?"

Weigh in on our weekly debate by hitting us up via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, @HackorSlash. You can also share your opinions with us by shooting us an email to feedback@hackorslash.com.

Music Credits

Day of Chaos Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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