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Arden Henley

Hills, Matt. “Cutting Into Concepts of ‘Reflectionist’ Cinema? The Saw Franchise and Puzzles of Post-9/11 Horror.” In Horror After 9/11: World of Fear, Cinema of Terror, edited by Aviva Briefel and Sam J. Miller, 107-123. Austin: The University of Texas Press, 2011.

This essay, a chapter of the anthological work Horror After 9/11: World of Fear, Cinema of Terror, analyzes how torture films such as the Saw or Hostel franchises reflected the fears, views, and policies of post 9/11…