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Saw III

Overview


Genre :

Horror, Thriller

Release Date :

October 27, 2006

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Darren Lynn Bousman

Starring :

Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Bahar Soomekh, Angus MacFadyen

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : B-

“..there is a bit more ingenuity in this chapter than there was in the last one..”
by Eric D. Snider [The Land of Eric]
1 of 5

“..starts with an interesting premise but quickly squanders it on the usual barely-glimpsed bloodbaths..”
by Rob Gonsalves [eFilmCritic]
“..lacks the originality of its predecessors..”
by Frank Scheck [The Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : C

“..Bousman has better material and does a flashier job with it on this Saw..”
by Roger Moore [The Dallas Morning News]
0.5 of 4

“..a repellent piece of schlock that manages to disgust and bore you, often simultaneously..”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Jesse Hassenger [Filmcritic]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Melissa Pamer [Los Angeles Times]

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