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[Review] Jigsaw (2017) – by Rafe Telsch

John Kramer returns – as does the Saw series – with Jigsaw (2017) from the Spierig Brothers (Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig), the directors behind Undead, Daybreakers, Predestination, and the upcoming Winchester: The House That Ghosts Builts. Tobin Bell returns in the title role while his costars Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Hannah Emily Anderson, […]

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The Return Of ‘Jigsaw’ Draws Near And This Clip Shows That The Games Continue

Got our first look at a new clip from Lionsgate ressurection of their SAW franchise.  Going by the name Jigsaw – this installment will bring back the traps, bring back the blood and bring back the games. The synopsis reveals: “Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As […]

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[Podcast] Saw Retrospective (2004-2010) – Episode 27 – Decades of Horror 1990s And Beyond

“Let the game begin.” Jigsaw aka John Kramer (Tobin Bell) is the master of ceremonies of his morality inspired death traps. Given it was the franchise that started the torture porn movement, Saw is often maligned as a lesser example of mainstream horror. The fetishistic emphasis on death and soap opera antics only go so far, especially […]

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[Trailer] “Jigsaw” (2017): Becoming Jigsaw, Halloween 2017

The Saw series returns this Halloween season with the latest chapter entitled Jigsaw. Michael and Peter Spierig (The Spierig Brothers – Undead, Daybreakers, Predestination, and the upcoming Winchester) direct the film with Tobin Bell returning as John Kramer in some fashion. Mandela Van Peebles, Laura Vandervoort, Brittany Allen, Callum Keith Rennie, Cle Bennet, and Matt Passmore […]

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The Black Saint’s Top Ten Horror Films Of 2016

As 2016 draws to its inevitable close, it’s time for me to look back on the (literally) hundreds of movies I’ve seen this year and decide which ten were my absolute favorites. A heady task, I know – but someone who calls himself “The Black Saint” has gotta do it. And since I’m the only […]