Puns Are Funny: ‘Saw II’ a Source of Journalistic High Jinks

October 31, 2005

Saw IISadly, slasher crap-fest “Saw II” took home box office gold over the weekend, proving once again that moviegoers willfully ignore critics in an effort to lower their IQs. And as audiences flocked to their local cineplexes to see the widely panned flick, entertainment journalists were gleefully brainstorming as many puns as the English language would allow. For your eye-rolling pleasure:

Saw II takes biggest cut of box office – Guardian Unlimited
Saw horror sequel slices through Zorro – Globe and Mail
That’s ‘Saw’-some! Chiller nets $30.5M – New York Daily News
‘Saw II’ cuts off ‘Zorro’– Indianapolis Star
‘Saw II’ outduels ‘Zorro’ in a battle of sequels – Boston Globe
‘Saw II’ Slices Up ‘Zorro’ at Box Office – FOX News
Saw II Wins Box Office Battle of the Blades – 580 CFRA Radio, Canada
‘SAW’ A BOX-OFFICE SLASH – New York Post

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