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  Blu-ray Review: Saw | High-Def Digest
Which is why I have to hand it to 'Saw.' This unassuming, low-budget (under $1 million) slasher-cum-serial killer mystery-thriller flick stunned Hollywood in 2004 when it came out of nowhere to gross over $50 million.
Such icky ethical quagmires are what makes 'Saw' perhaps the first mainstream horror franchise whose primary appeal is not solely based on the cruelty of its iconic horror villain, or its creative murder sequences, or relentless jolt scares.
No, 'Saw' continues to pack 'em in at the multiplex because we've become so scarred by the real-life horrors of this post-9/11 world that we know that sometimes in life there are situations in which there is no right answer.
bluray.highdefdigest.com /saw.html   (1644 words)

 Saw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reciprocating saw or sabre saw (mainly UK and Australia), action similar to a jigsaw, but much larger, more powerful and with a longer stroke with the blade parallel to the barrel.
Scroll saw, saw for making intricate curved cuts (scrolls), the first of which were pedal powered.
Mostly used in back saws because of its low price, its flow characteristics that make the material relatively easy to cast, and unlike other types of saw, the forces that take place in back saws are relatively low because of the pulling motion used.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saw   (1806 words)

 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW), M249 Light Machine Gun
The M249 SAWS is a lightweight, gas-operated, magazine or disintegrating metallic link-belt fed, individually portable machine gun capable of delivering a large volume of effective fire.
The SAW has become the standard automatic rifle of the infantry squad and has proven useful with the changing of the M16 to a three round burst weapon.
Background: The SAW was developed through an initially Army-led research and development effort and eventually a Joint NDO program in the late 1970s/early 1980s to restore sustained and accurate automatic weapons fire to the fire team and squad.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ground/m249.htm   (1900 words)

 Saw Palmetto
However, saw palmetto herbal blend therapy was associated with epithelial contraction, especially in the transition zone (p <0.01), indicating a possible mechanism of action underlying the clinical significance detected in other studies.
The standardized extract of saw palmetto is two capsules daily of 160 mg (or one capsule of 320 mg) containing 85-95% sterols and lipids.
The study's "bottom line" is that "saw palmetto is the only over-the-counter ingredient that appears to relieve—but not eliminate—the symptoms of an enlarge prostate...at least in some men." It also cautions that you should see a doctor to be sure that you don't have a more serious problem like a kidney infection or prostate cancer.
www.mendosa.com /sawpalm.htm   (8113 words)

 Amazon.com: Saw: DVD: Leigh Whannell,Cary Elwes,Danny Glover,Ken Leung,Dina Meyer,Mike Butters,Paul Gutrecht,Michael ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
SAW dives right into the depths of the madness too, opening with our killer's current victims, two men chained on opposite ends of a filthy restroom, a body in the center clutching a cassette player and a handgun.
SAW fulfills that primal hankering, leaving you to utter `blech' and `bravo' in the same troubled breath, and wondering what your punishment would be like under the careful ministrations of this psychopath.
SAW put the taste of terror and gore back in my mouth, something that has been lacking in some of the recent sugar-coated intruders into this bloody domain.
www.amazon.com /Saw-Leigh-Whannell/dp/B0006SSOHC   (2355 words)

 *Soldiers at Work*
I guess *SAW* has always been a rough barn as opposed to a soft couch in the living room and all the old school peeps are still around because they aren't lil pups anymore.
*SAW* is enrolling in TWL for 2v2 combat and objective ladders.
Any previous *SAW* AA members are welcome to contact Hyper or myself, you are always welcome home...well most of you.
www.sawsquad.com   (911 words)

 Horizontal Band Saws - Miter Bandsaws - Metal Cutting Bandsaw, Band Saw
These miter saws are excellent for cutting at any angle up to 60 degrees into solid rounds, rectangles, as well as tubing and pipe.
The semi-automatic band saws have hydraulic clamping and a hydraulic saw head lift that activates after the saw is done cutting.
Each band saw is equipped with a DC variable speed drive and coupled to a very tight direct drive gearbox system allowing for the longest blade life due to no jittering, common on old pulley system designs.
www.bii1.com /bandsaw.htm   (1448 words)

To hold the bow for saw playing, hold it in your right hand by pinching the wooden stick between your thumb and fingers just as if you were holding the stem of a champagne glass.
Just as there are sweet spots on the top (flat) of the saw, there are equivalent sweet spots on the edge of the saw; and those are the sweet spots you will have to find with your bow.
Now when you pull the bow away from the saw, try bending the saw to play several pitches before the volume dies out - As the volume dies down, move the bow to the current sweet spot and give it another stroke.
www.musical-saw.com /tutorial.htm   (1804 words)

 Saw (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saw is a 2004 thriller / horror movie, directed by James Wan and co-written by Wan and Leigh Whannell.
A sequel, Saw II, was released on October 28, 2005 and another, Saw III, was released on October 27, 2006.
Audience response was positive, as Saw has both a 74% "fresh" user rating at Rotten Tomatoes, and a 7.6 score on the Internet Movie Database.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saw_(film)   (1210 words)

The film isn't scary in the slightest, thinking that epileptic camerawork is a canny replacement for actual anxiety, and though there's some John Dickson Carr pleasure in the locked-room conundrum that opens the piece, by the end the film has become something like a wilting hothouse melodrama about the importance of family.
Saw is outrageously stupid and, in its heart of hearts, more than a little desperate.
You can try to make a silk purse out of a Saw's ear (the bad guy lives in a mannequin factory on Stygian street--for dog's sake, that's probably the first place that I'd look), but you'd be a fool for trying.
filmfreakcentral.net /screenreviews/saw.htm   (621 words)

 Saw : filmcritic.com Movie Review
The Saw trailer almost made me soil myself, and that was just from watching it in a 2-inch-wide screen at my desk and in broad daylight.
Saw’s story is high-concept and tantalizing: A madman is forcing strangers to play sick games as some form of punishment: A wrist-slashing suicide survivor is forced to burrow through a room full of razor wire or else he’ll be entombed in the chamber.
The biggest problem is that Saw’s big draw -- the sick games -- are all backstory, with the exception of the toilet scenario, which plays out in bits and pieces over the course of the movie.
www.filmcritic.com /misc/emporium.nsf/ddb5490109a79f598625623d0015f1e4/e2fb3f34bf4124b988256f320079563e?OpenDocument   (620 words)

 Arrow In The Head's movie review of Saw: Cary Elwes/Dr. Gordon, Leigh Whannell/Adam, Danny Glover/Tapp
The “audience participation” nature of the flick tagged with its army of “knock you over the head” twists, its engaging investigation subplot (go Glover go!) and its sweet mean streak (look out for those shotguns) had me on the edge of the edge.
I felt trapped within Saw’s deadly grasp and was zealously piecing the shards of info together, yearning to see the big picture.
All things considered, “Saw" was a mostly well-acted, definitely captivating and hands-down vicious little horror thug that took me for quite the gruesome outing.
www.joblo.com /arrow/reviews.php?id=743   (1384 words)

 Saw III
Because of its efforts to make sense of the previous entries and even attempt an earnest parable about forgiveness, Saw III may be the best of the trilogy; hopefully, it'll encourage its makers to wrap the franchise on a relatively high note.
Saw III isn’t just by far the best film of the series, it’s one of the better horror movies of the year.
Saw III is essentially a grim schoolyard game of 'would you rather...?' rendered in nasty vignettes.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/saw_3   (1105 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Saw [2004]: DVD: Tobin Bell,Cary Elwes,Danny Glover,Ken Leung,Dina Meyer,Monica Potter,Shawnee ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Saw is by far one of the best films since the millenium, its boundary pushing jaw dropping scenes leave the viewer feeling deeply sickened but more willing to discuss how real it looked when the man cut off his foot in the pub after than with any other film.
Saw is a fab film for fans of low budget shock horror.
This first in the Saw series shocks as much by its bizarre originality than the gory ends that these characters succumb to.
www.amazon.co.uk /Saw-Tobin-Bell/dp/B0006GVKH0   (1045 words)

 Voile Pack Shovel w/ Snow Saw - Free Shipping!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The saw can be removed from the handle and attached to most 2 and 3 part aluminum poles for longer reach (no dice on Life-Link poles, but works smashingly with Black Diamond poles).
The saw has the added benifit to be detached and placed on a hiking pole for reach or standing cuts.
The snow saw can be used with the shovel grip (making the shovel usable, but less than ideal), or with the upper shaft of many adjustable ski poles (but don't leverage it too much in this configuration or you could break the ski pole).
www.backcountry.com /store/VOL0011/Voile-Pack-Shovel-w-Snow-Saw.html   (370 words)

Saw boasts an undeniably original premise and clever plot machinations that lift it several notches above the usual slasher film level.
Saw is a lesson in the redemptive power of a clever ending, how five minutes of inspiration can compensate for an hour and a half of mediocrity.
Saw has its moments, and most of them are brutal in the extreme, but ultimately it's one tremendous misfire that will either leave you laughing or, possibly, gagging.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/saw   (1025 words)

 Frank's Reel Movie Reviews - Movie Review - Saw
SAW is without a doubt the most audacious, gutwrenching, gory...badly-acted, most-ludicrous film I've seen in years.
That it is so unsuccessful is unfortunate, because SAW really had the chance to be something great.
All of this is not to say that SAW doesn’t have a few scares and some morbid fun hidden within its running time.
www.franksreelreviews.com /reviews/2004/saw.htm   (399 words)

 Saw (film series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The current Saw trilogy is one of very few film series where each new film has earned more than its predecessor, along with Lord of the Rings, Austin Powers and several others.
The main plot of this film series revolves around the Jigsaw Killer, a vigilante who kidnaps victims and places them in deadly traps to test them and see if they are deserving of the life they have abused.
Saw III, the second sequel, released on October 27, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Saw_(film_series)   (1414 words)

 Lions Gate Gets World Rights To Sundance Midnight Film "Saw"
Iwent to see the film SAW last night and it was the best film i have ever seen.
I have always b into nightmare on elm street and friday the 13th and all sorts of horrors but I must say that SAW tops all of these films.
I was able to attend the midnight premiere of SAW, and it was awesome...
www.indiewire.com /biz/biz_040113saw.html   (432 words)

 Live Events
SAW's open mics and showcases are excellent opportunities for members and guests to perform their creative material and to ensure a stage for original music in the D.C. area.
SAW also sponsors song critique sessions so that writers can get feedback on their material from peers.
SAW has added a community service component to our organization whereby we offer free music concerts performed by our members to groups with limited access to the arts.
www.saw.org /live.asp   (1012 words)

 Scrollsaw Association of the World
Pictures have been added for the SAW Contest and the Missouri Picnic.
SAW Dust editors recently suffered a computer crash.
SAW can now accept payments thru Pay Pal for Membership, Renewals, or Merchandise.
www.saw-online.com   (565 words)

 IGN: Exclusive Trailer for Saw
Saw, which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is guaranteed to disturb you.
In fact, we must warn you that you might even be disturbed by the trailer, which we have an exclusive first look at below.
The cast of Saw includes Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Leigh Whannell, Tobin Bell and Michael Emerson.
movies.ign.com /articles/521/521120p1.html   (350 words)

 Amazon.com: Saw: Music: Various Artists,Charlie Clouser,Bill / Fulber, Rhys Leeb,Troy Van / Slater, Jason ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
During the commentary for the Saw dvd Leigh Whannell (who played Adam and wrote the movie) said he felt the movie had a gritty, muddy and rusty feel to it.
I loved the original SAW movie and enjoyed the music score and the atmosphere the music throughout the movie portrayed.
I assure anyone who is a fan of Saw, you will enjoy this album immensely and take alot out of it.
www.amazon.com /Saw-Various-Artists/dp/B0002WZSNU   (1228 words)

 Saw Trax, Vertical Panel Saw, Panel Router, Mitering Beam Saw, Router Table and Sheet Cutter
Customize your vertical panel saw with saw choices, frame sizes and accessories.
You can use a saw, router or knife cutter in the same panel saw to take care of all of your sheet cutting needs.
Unlike the specialized saws of other machines, our panel saws use an off the shelf Porter Cable 324MAG 15 amp saw.
www.sawtrax.com   (345 words)

 SAW Merchandise
The SAW logo has been dramatically reduced to create this stunning piece of jewelry.
You must be a current member of SAW to order.
Format B would be used as a display feature in a craft booth, or on a notebook containing your old issues of SAW Dust.
www.saw-online.com /About/merch.htm   (801 words)

 Songwriters' Association of Washington
This fund was set up in the memory of David Scales, a SAW member who was killed in the September 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon.
Donations were collected during SAW's gala Mid-Atlantic Song Contest awards evening in November, and additional cash contributions have been received since then.
The fund is not huge, but those monies will be apportioned to offset workshop fees for younger writers as long as the funds last.
www.saw.org   (405 words)

 Saw Palmetto
Saw Palmetto by Nature's Herbs - 250 Caps $19.19
Native to the Atlantic Coast, American Indians have long consumed the fruit of this shrub for food and harvested honey from its flowers.
Saw Palmetto is a natural supplement suitable for men over the age of 50 who are actively promoting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
www.evitamins.com /product.asp?pid=2163   (268 words)

 undercut saw Best Offers Online (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He was lying on his back upon a straw pallet; they had given him a couple of horse-blankets, and he seemed to have spent the remainder of his strength vehicle tracking system the exertion of cleaning himself.
It was there that I saw him first, in a long low room learn to surf upon the space of that sort of coach-house.
It may be mentioned that the two young women had ridden together from their homes air cooled Maiden-Newton on this foggy September morning, Agatha prolonging her journey thence to Weymouth by train, and leaving her acquaintance at the former place.
undercut-saw.ffind.eu.com.cob-web.org:8888   (1515 words)

Lawrence and Adam are left to gradually uncover inconspicuous clues and strange items—including a single bullet and two saws too weak to cut through metal but strong enough to pierce flesh.
In warped fashion, Saw’s goriest scenes—from mutilations to amputations—become freeze-frame shots, as if to intimate that treating the subject matter like a crime-scene investigation somehow excuses over-the-top violence and gore.
It was disconcerting enough to sit in a theater full of mothers with their 8-year-old boys in tow and groups of 12-year-old girls chaperoned by solitary adults.
www.pluggedinonline.com /movies/movies/a0001950.cfm   (1093 words)

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