The Saw series has been extremely popular over the years, but, as the movies went on, the formula that made the original Saw in 2004 work so well had become rather tired. The bloody traps were almost always fun, but the stories and characters became more convoluted and shallow as new entries in the series were pumped out year after year. 2017’s Jigsaw attempted to breathe new life into the legacy of John Kramer, but the results felt weighted down by the past. Was 2021’s Spiral able to revive the franchise with a fresh take on the Jigsaw killer’s philosophy? Find out in the latest episode of The Last Theater podcast!
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Spiral: From the Book of Saw – The Last Theater Podcast Episode 53
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Total Run Time: 14:22
Additional Music: Selections from the Spiral (2021) score by Charlie Clouser