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'Spiral' Director Darren Bousman Talks Chris Rock, Gory 'Saw' Traps And More

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Spiral director Darren Bousman joins the show to discuss working with Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson and Max Minghella on this new spin on the Saw franchise. We discuss how they design the various traps from across the series of films, he shares a jaw-dropping story about the work that went into creating Saw II’s infamous syringe set piece and more. Stay tuned to ReelBlend's YouTube channel for some additional spoiler conversation from our interview with Darren which is not included in this episode. This includes Darren showing us is collection of Saw props and prosthetics from over the years of working on the franchise. It’s incredible.

Also on this week’s show, we review Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead, we discuss the controversy surrounding the Golden Globes and whether they will ever recover, the trailers for Venom 2and The Green Knight.

This week’s BlendGame focuses on Angelina Jolie’s filmography. Next week, we celebrate the films of one our favorites, Zack Snyder. Tweet at us using #ZackSnyderBlend, and let us know which of his films is your favorite!

Timestamps (Approx. Only)

3:57 - Weekly Poll: Will past Andrew Garfield be in Spider-Man: No Way Home?

13:02 - Darren Bousman Spiral Interview

32:47 - Venom 2 Trailer

51:58 - The Green Knight Trailer

58:00 - Golden Globes Controversy

1:08:01 - This Week In Movies

1:33:12 - Our Favorite Angelina Jolie

1:38:50 - Outro

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Gabriel Kovacs
Gabriel Kovacs

Gabe studied Film & Photography at Webster University. He currently spends his free time looking like a fool trying to play Ice Hockey (a recently acquired hobby), playing video games, and watching every movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Dwayne, if you're reading this...he sends his love.