Jigsaw/ John Kramer (Tobin Bell) is gravely ill, but is determined to finish the game that he has started. Now with Amanda (Shawnee Smith) as an apprentice who is dedicated to his work, Jigsaw has a new player in Jeff Reinhart (Angus Macfadyen) a father filled with angst and vengeance over the tragic death of his son and his game is to chose life over the need for revenge. We also learn more about the man the media calls Jigsaw, his never ending series of games, past life and motivations behind his quest for people to appreciate the value of life. Will Jeff complete is game? Why does John Kramer continue to play puppet master? How well will Amanda work as his chosen apprentice? Check out Saw III.
Saw III is a step down from the first two films and a lot more twisted. More screen time is focused on the bloody and at times gruesomely sadistic set pieces But if you love the series, then you'll have to really pay attention to some of the hidden clues that will be further expanded upon in the part four. Even though it's not as strong as the first two films, I would not miss this one.
*1/2 out of **** The third installment in the "Saw" franchise is like the second; it's fairly entertaining up to the point where you realize just how little it intends to surprise you or treat you to anything genuinely interesting. Unlike the original "Saw", we soon realize that all the film is going to be is gore, gore, and more gore. There are virtually no surprises left in the bag. Now, "Saw III" is not a god-awful movie, I don't … more
Many films lose steam by the third installment - but not SAW III. The script is as tight as the first two installments, and the gore even better! John is back, with sidekick Amanda, and new victims are set up for deadly misadventures. John kidnaps a doctor to take care of his cancer, linking her by a collar to his heartrate. If he dies, she dies. Meanwhile, a new victim must fight his way out of a maze compromised of other victims, victims who were indirectly or directly … more
Pros: Special effects are imaginative in an unnerving way. Cons: HUGE, MAMOUTH, ENORMOUS plot holes,and what they call acting, I call reading aloud. The Bottom Line: The latest SAW movie unravels not only itself but undoes all that came before it. It is the big, gruesome eraser. Plot Details: This opinion reveals everything about the movie''s plot. It is late, 2am. I’ve just finished … more
Starring Tobin Bell, Donny Wahlberg, Shawnee Smith, Angus Macfadyen, Bahar Soomelh Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman Writer: Leigh Whannell, James Wan 2006
Product Description Jigsaw has disappeared. With his new apprentice Amanda (Shawnee Smith), the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detectives scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn Denlon (Bahar Soomekh) and Jeff (Angus Macfadyen) are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on his vicious chessboard