Saw V

Saw V

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Saw V Reviews

Maitland McDonagh
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 17, 2011
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Saw V is a terrible combination: grisly and tedious. Let's just call it bloody dull.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1/4

October 30, 2008
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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Even the most die-hard of Saw fans won't credit how tedious, lame and pointless this fourth sequel manages to be.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 1/5

October 27, 2008
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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Saw V isn't anywhere close to the best Saw movie, but it makes the entire series coalesce a little bit better.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 27, 2008
Ben Rayner
Toronto Star
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Woefully ponderous, convoluted and improbable.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 27, 2008
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Oh, Jigsaw. Here we go again. You kill. I doze off. Someone at the studio goes 'ka-ching!'

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 0.5/4

October 27, 2008
Nathan Lee
New York Times
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The latest and least of the Saw films is just plain boring and even a little tame -- albeit by the standards of a genre that helped bring the phrase "torture porn" into the lexicon.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

October 27, 2008
Luke Y. Thompson
L.A. Weekly
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Unfortunately, both Mandylor and Scott Patterson, who returns as fellow Saw IV survivor Agent Strahm, are uninteresting stiffs

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 24, 2008
Robert Koehler
Variety
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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.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 24, 2008
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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The creatives behind the franchise clearly have taken pride in their stylistic consistency throughout the series, but here they even fail to deliver enough of the cleverly gruesome Rube Goldberg torture devices that are its raison d'etre.

October 24, 2008
Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly
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Saw V is dead on the table.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C-

October 24, 2008
Nathan Rabin
AV Club
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The driving force is inertia and commercial calculation, not inspiration.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: D

October 24, 2008
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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Thank goodness Lionsgate made another Saw film! Otherwise, how would we as a country get to feel good about ourselves while watching humans suffer through prolonged torture, degradation and death?

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 24, 2008
Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times
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It's not a good sign when watching someone stick their hand into a table saw is easier than listening to them recite dialogue.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 0.5/5

October 24, 2008
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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The torture devices, once so fiendishly adapted to each offender, have become generic excuses to spatter gore. The script is insultingly lazy, and inept direction from newcomer David Hackl hardly helps.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

October 24, 2008
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Saw V utterly mimics the original film's formula -- that awful basement, those cops chasing clues in what we assume to be the same time-frame, those awful devices of death.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1/5

October 24, 2008

Arizona Republic
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Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 1/5

October 24, 2008
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