Reverse bear traps aside, this ain’t it, horror fans.
It’s October, and in an utter travesty of movie-watching, Macintosh hasn’t seen NEARLY enough horror movies for this, the spoopiest time of year. To fix that, we’re starting off with 2004’s Saw, a movie that was a BIG FREAKING DEAL when it came out, but that Macintosh & Maud have never seen. We discuss the film-school level “justice” of the movie’s ending, the indescribably bad acting of one Cary Elwes, and why writing is crucial to low-budget filmmaking.
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