We're still on hiatus, but a few friends of Classic-Horror.com have generously offered their talents as guest reviewers during the break. First up is Brian Solomon (aka B-Sol) of the fantastic blog The Vault of Horror.
It's unfortunate that James Wan and Leigh Whannell's original psychological gem Saw has been somewhat stigmatized by the invariably inferior string of sequels that followed it-because it's actually a damned effective and innovative horror film. In a decade when remakes and sequels ran so roughshod, Saw is a work of stark originality that hits the viewer like a sledgehammer to the stomach.(read more...)