my ratings are based on enjoyment.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
(i said on my first watch i couldn't put my thoughts into words. well, i've finally done that here.)
when i was 12 or 13, i'd search the internet for lists of the most disturbing movies ever made because i was interested in seeing how far my boundaries were in terms of horror movies. eventually, i forgot about these lists and they ended up being a distant memory. a few years later, as i started getting more into movies, i…
”I’m not strong enough and I’m tired of pretending that I am!”
Rob Zombie divided horror audiences in August 2007 when he released his re-imagining of 1978’s Halloween (which is my personal all-time favorite movie). Some people praised it and called it a terrifying masterpiece while others ripped it to shreds, calling Rob Zombie a hack. With the story neatly wrapping up at the end of the film, not even Rob Zombie had any intentions on a Halloween II, but…
"out of all the men to cheat, you pick john kramer?"
holy shit. saw x is a stellar return to form for the saw franchise. for a franchise that is very focused on plot and character, this may very well be the most character-driven, brought to the screen with a terrific performance from jigsaw himself, tobin bell, as well as a great supporting performance from shawnee smith.
one thing about the saw movies is that they consistently leave me speechless…