Saw IV (2007)
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|Rating:||R (for sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture throughout, and for language)|
|Genre:||Mystery & Suspense, Horror|
|Directed By:||Marcus Dunstan, Darren Lynn Bousman|
|Written By:||Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton|
|In Theaters:||Oct 26, 2007 Wide|
|On DVD:||Jan 22, 2008|
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Critic Reviews for Saw IV
Like the movie's mysterious Jigsaw doppelgänger, Saw IV is itself a poor substitute for the original (or even the first two sequels).
The first thing you see in Saw IV is Jigsaw's balls. A sign of things to come? Most definitely.
There's the obligatory twist at the end, which hardly makes up for the excruciating boredom viewers are forced to endure. But, hey, if you're paying for torture, expect to suffer.
We now find ourselves in the downward slope of the Saw series as Saw IV stretches credibility to the breaking point.
Jigsaw is an interesting character with an interesting worldview and an interesting way of carrying out his will. It's too bad the movies themselves aren't worthy of him.
Audience Reviews for Saw IV
Saw IV is not for everyone, of course, since each new movie of the series is only for those who have been watching from the beginning. The plot is now more intricate then ever and much less original, even if it also has another shocking ending.
Saw IV is a bad film to make, and I know realize they should have stopped making Saw films after the first one. The plot is very boring, after the second film I thought "oh cool, this will all be one big story," but now I realize they are running out of ideas and are now making crappy sequels just to make money, and i mean come om, I know I am stupid for just realizing this, but where the hell do they have the time to make all these torture contraptions. The cast was just plain bad and they all were not even close as good as the original Saw film, and I like them less with each Saw film I watch. The torture scenes are still really gory, and they keep to their name of being a gory film, but its seems like that the movie is completely focusing on the torture scenes. I am watching the Saw films for the first time, so i have been watching them and now I have just finished the fourth, and I can tell you right now that I liked the endings of the first three, but this ending was not even close to as surprising as those films, and I was very disappointed. Saw 4 is just another Saw film, and even though I enjoyed the first film, I really have not come to enjoy the series, and I expect the more Saw films I watch, the more disappointed I will be.
This is one of my least favourite Saw movies and that depresses me because it has a lot of good in it, yet somehow between trying to give us the history of John Kramer (Jigsaw) and keep up with the usual inovative gore fest that we know, I think this movie got a little lost along the way. It seemed hurried, overplotted and fragmented at times with a confusing ending that never really tied up any of the loose strings of the other movies, like the three before it did so splendidly. Disappointing.
Saw IV Quotes
|Tracy:||What you can't do, is save everyone.|
|Cecil:||I don't have a fucking soul.|
|Agent Strahm:||Girl loves boy, Boy loves girl. Boy gets girl pregnant, Girl loses baby... boy turns into a serial killer. Jill, I'm not buying it.|
|Jigsaw/John:||You don't want to do that.|
|Cecil:||The fuck's your problem?|
|Jigsaw/John:||You're my problem... and you're becoming everybody else's too.|
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