The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard

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062.0 - SAW VII (2010)

November 1, 2018

And here we go again, 7th entry in the SAW franchise.

Three titles for one film, bilingual corner, Wikipedia context (plans for SAW VIII), entirely new motif for the franchise, the return of a familiar character (who was out of the franchise due to legal reasons), fake running, Betsy Russell, Costas Mandylor’s range, color palette, Anouk isn’t taking any bullshit from  Bobby ‘How I Survived Jigsaw’ Dagen, AA meeting, gratitude, repetition of traps, le Chevalier du Labyrinthe / Knightmare, ‘foursome’ trap with Chester Bennington (lead vocalist and songwriter of Linkin Park who died in 2017), keeping the reality of the time period, first dream sequence ever, that intestine torture Yann was reminded of while watching the sound activated trap, Tobin Bell’s outfit, educational moment with Uncle Kramer, legal jargon, glorious scene with internal affairs guy and Jill in warehouse (motel), performance class, tech team babble, actual doctors/lawyers react to film/TV and accent technique critique, Hoffman’ s brutal ways, don’t let Adam forget to share the chest expander photo, Back To The Future homage?; Bobby’s wife burned alive conundrums, Hoffman’s body bag, suspending disbelief, Yann’s equator Navy picture (needs to be found and shared here), the franchise became a trap fest only?, John Kramer has been dead for a while now and they are still milking it, Carey Elwes buzz, Jurassic World 2 Ian Malcolm ‘joke', Ryanair joke from Scottish comedian (Fred MacAulay, could not find the specific sketch), third class on airlines, real life explosion, 3D designed scene, teeth ’surgery, wrapping this up, our ratings, "the female test subjects were to lose their t-shirts at some point so…, Extras with Patrick Stewart, a recap of all the films, our SAW top 7 (Anouk: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7, Yann:1-2-3-6-4-5-7, Adam: 1-3-2-6-4-5-7) and The Seven Basic Plots.

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The Good, the Bad and the Just Plain Standard podcast is hosted by Adam Dick, Anouk Aslam Wulfing & Yann Sicamois and produced by Milk In A Wineglass.

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