Broken (2006)

Sadly, I had the misfortune of seeing this movie at FrightFest 2006. Essentially, it boils down to an hour and 39 minutes of a woman screaming, with some random, badly thought through gore thrown in, seemingly at random. The same torture sequence (which could well be a Saw outtake) is repeated multiple times, and while intestines are undoubtedly unpleasant, the impact is lessened each time; it's just sadistic for the sake of it, without any intelligence or humour to back up the violence.

There's something immature about the whole business -- it's mindless, the plot is non-existent and full of gaping holes (apparently half the movie was re-shot, which might explain why it doesn't make any sense). Broken feels like a ten minute short dragged slowly and painfully out to almost ten times that length, with clunky dialogue, poor acting, and generally no redeeming features whatsoever. Gracelessly shot, even the micro-budget doesn't excuse the complete hash of a movie the filmmakers made of this.

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