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Review: Jigsaw

The eighth instalment in the Saw series throws audiences into an agonising game of boredom and predictability

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I Hate: The Saw films

A lot has been said about the desensitisation of audiences to gore and horror. In the last decade, our preoccupation with our own desensitisation has been escalated, thanks to a series of ‘gorenography’ films; horror flicks that spend most of their time showing us grisly, disgusting deaths, maiming, and quite often some of the most startlingly repulsive images we’re ever likely to see.