Saw V

Saw V

12%

Critic Review - Variety

The periodic traps set for five new victims, all linked by a rotten real-estate deal, are neither as terrifying nor as yucky as in the earlier films. The only real horror in these scenes, in fact, is the jaw-droppingly bad acting on display.

October 24, 2008 Full Review Source: Variety | Comments (9)
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aaron o.

Christian Maxim

If you spent less time worrying about the acting and more the story you might have enjoyed how it pieces the other movies together. Why the hell would you be surprised with the acting in a horror movie?

Oct 24 - 07:41 PM

DarkShines2063

Rawley Reynolds

Arron,i agree.

Oct 24 - 09:40 PM

Hejmonger

Ryan Hejmanowski

I would have to disagree with you, aaron. Sorry, but the whole idea behind a movie is to bring a story to life through the actors and their performance of the script. Moreover, why in the hell would you excuse bad acting in a movie?

Oct 25 - 05:24 PM

BuddyGroove

Buddy Groove

Right on, Hejmonger. aaron, please stop openly shedding your opinion cuz it's irreverent to anybody who thinks rationally. Your thoughts are not meant for the public, so keep them to yourself and your mother, who you clearly still live with. ha.

Oct 25 - 08:36 PM

Mario P.

Mario Planta

Hey BuddyGroove, your intelligence and credibility are greatly diminished when you start attacking the person rather than the argument. Please come back to comment when you can think more rationally =]

Oct 27 - 07:58 PM

Daniel S.

Daniel Shea

When the acting, as in this film, causes you to laugh at all the wrong moments, it's time to worry.

Oct 25 - 04:56 PM

Anakin

Drizzt Reznicek

i agree with the reviewer guys. sorry. and whats with the camera shots.. is it just me or are they horrible? they need more slow shots. damn let the scene play out.

Oct 28 - 07:35 AM

jaredisme

jared burnworth

Guys seriously, what on earth are you thinking? Do you not remember the original Saw....what was the thing that every critic harped on? the acting!! Whether it be Cary Elwes in that or any actor after, the Saw franchise has never needed to rely on gold standard acting...now you can't criticize Tobin Bell, but he's the one exception. Anyway, the point is that Saw has always been about the props, not the actors....and it succeeds, however unconventionally it may seem

Oct 28 - 09:22 AM

Matt Cuffe

Matthew Cuffe

bad acting is ok? these comments are ridiculous. and also the plot of every saw film is awful.

Jul 26 - 08:23 PM

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