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Saw III Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
The power of "Saw III" lies not in the gore, torture, or tension, but in the relationship between Amanda and Jigsaw.
Michael Szymanski
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Tim Grierson
July 23, 2008
Staying mostly faithful to the successful blueprint of its two earlier installments, Saw III is an adequate sequel that works well enough on its own terms.
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
November 10, 2006
If you found Hannibal's brain cooking scene a tad too much, you will want to avoid Saw III; but if you are a fan of the gory versions of horror, this will be an iconic essential
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
November 9, 2006
I couldn't watch Saw III without thinking of reality TV shows like Fear Factor. Can it be a deliberate parody?
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
November 5, 2006
... A continuation of the best current horror series.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 4, 2006
This is a series that went back to what made it work so well... a game that you wouldn't want to play yourself, but you have to know how it ends.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Bill Gibron
DVD Verdict
November 2, 2006
Saw III may not be the scariest, or most successful horror film ever made, but if you're looking for your pound of fright fan flesh, you'll get a nice craven corpse-full with this shockingly sick flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
November 1, 2006
All told, this is a more affecting study in grief, guilt and human frailty than Babel.
Kevin A. Ranson
October 31, 2006
The makers... demonstrate a genuine integrity for their series by reigning the story back in to its original core elements... Fans of Saw will not be disappointed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4.0
Scott Weinberg
October 30, 2006
There's a reason that this series has exploded at the box office while other sequels wither on the vine -- and it's not just because of the perpetually rusty torture devices.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer
October 30, 2006
The question for moviegoers: Would you rather get your dose of existenz-philosophie from Dostoyevsky or a slasher flick?
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian
October 29, 2006
My bloodlust has been sated and the sun will rise tomorrow.
Full Review
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
October 29, 2006
Oh, yes, there will be blood...for a third time, and maybe a fourth.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
October 29, 2006
If you don't know by now what you're getting into when you see a movie from the Saw series, you deserve to be offended.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Fred Topel
Can Magazine
October 28, 2006
If you don't see Saw III, you might as well saw your eyes out. See it three more times than you saw the last Saws.
Top Critic
Steve Tilley
Toronto Sun
October 27, 2006
Saw III is gross and squirmy, but it's got a lot of brains and heart to go along with its guts. Better than Saw and Saw II combined.
Luke Y. Thompson
October 27, 2006
Jigsaw is the best slasher villain since Freddy Krueger
Steve Tilley
Jam! Movies
October 27, 2006
Saw III isn't just by far the best film of the series, it's one of the better horror movies of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Eric D. Snider
October 27, 2006
Is it an enjoyable feel-bad film? I guess. Is 'enjoyable' even the right word?
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
October 18, 2008

Sydney Morning Herald
November 3, 2006
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