All Cops Are Bad? 'Spiral' Expands the 'Saw' Universe While Showing its Limits
May 17, 2021 at 9:44AM
Fans of the torture-porn horror franchise Saw will no doubt be confused to hear that Spiral, the latest installment, has opened in theaters. Isn’t it May? Each of the eight prior Saw films debuted on the Friday before Halloween, and from 2004-2010, they arrived like clockwork each year, almost ritualistically, constructing with each new episode the flimsy mythology of Jigsaw, the franchise’s twisted serial killer.