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Why ‘Hostel’ Shouldn’t Be Dismissed as Mere “Torture Porn”

A 2006 New York Magazine article notably coined the term ‘torture porn’. It referenced films like Saw, Hostel, and The Devil’s Rejects. I won’t name them, but there are horror films ...


Fifteen Years Later Hostel is Still Plagued by Awful Characters and Cringeworthy Dialogue [Editorial]

Hostel marks Eli Roth’s second feature film directorial effort, with Cabin Fever being his first. Roth amped up the gore for his sophomore outing. Following in the footsteps of films like Saw, Hostel ...