Twisted Pictures has a weird obsession with graphic violence. Their flagship series Saw is the most egregious offender, and with the exception of a few, most of their films have placed a strong emphasis on torture as its primary means of enticing the viewer. Torture certainly has its place in horror - The Woman is a prime example of it being used effectively - but only if it helps steer the narrative and helps form the bigger picture. IFC Films’
The Tortured, sadly, just says “Screw it,” and brings its title to life in the form of an utter waste of a film.
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