It focuses on a horror movie director who is confronted by the father of a girl who was murdered by a copycat carrying out the kind of murders depicted in the director’s films.
Reviewed by Patrick Cooper
The cover of A Thousand Cuts tricked me into hating it before watching it. It features two hands bound and bloody and has that cheap Saw color filter going on. There’s even an “Unrated Director’s Cut” stamp – even though I’m pretty sure this wasn’t submitted to the ratings board. Instead of played-out torture porn, however, the film is an examination of the genre’s violence and who should take responsibility for its impact. It’s certainly a relevant discussion as lazy politicians and parents still feel that blaming violent movies and video games is a tangible argument for all of the horrible shit in the world. A Thousand Cuts offers no conclusion, but focuses on a torture porn director and a vengeful parent affected by his films. READ MORE