Genres: Suspense/Horror and Sequel
Running Time: 91 min.
Release Date: October 29th, 2010 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture, and language.
Director: Kevin Greutert
JJ Rating: B
See it again: Nope.
Own it: I don’t own any of them. There’s a reason for that. Not worth a second viewing.
Recommend it to: Those that have liked all the Saws up until now. Not love, but like, because it’s not like this one is remarkably great, it’s just decent.
Many people die in the most graphic manner possible for moral vindication…supposedly. Saw 3D.
I don’t think it was worth seeing in 3D. Maybe it was because I turned away whenever it got a little too graphic for my taste. I don’t remember feeling that way for the first one. It lost its moral tone and therefore most of these Saw movies lost my interest before the end came along. However, the one thing almost all of them have in common were fantastic endings that wrapped up the film like a bow around an ugly zombie head. I love it.
What they missed in this film was the fun camera turn they did in the first one. I don’t know when they stopped doing that, but they shouldn’t have. The first scene had nothing to do with the rest of the movie, total popcorn moment. A public display to mock the tone of the world today with people’s need to film everything instead of actually help victims. Having no natural affection for anyone but their own self interest and that’s disgusting more so than anything else in this film. What I also didn’t like, but I assume is part of the character who was doing all the set ups, was the periods were so short. A minute for most task and I can’t see how they could accomplish anything in a minute. It’s a short amount of time that seemed to talk longer in Saw world.
I figured out were Saw 3D was heading as it skipped about like a little two year old with no direct heading. The end seemed to wrap up all the Saws with ending up where it all began…in a way. If they do another one they’ll screw up the pretty nifty full circle thing they have going on in this one.
I kept seeing the contraptions that were used in Saw 3D and think steampunk to amuse myself. Sort of steampunk if you ask me, but I’m not smart on steampunk to know if these contraptions could be considered such and if they are such that they are. I only thought of that because steampunk Iron Man danced in my head blowing steam everywhere.
The deaths were boring, except for the first one. But that's sad, because the first one has nothing to do with the entire film. The reason the grade is high is because the person (not people) who suffered, deserved it.
The best thing about Saw 3D was the apathetic stupidity that was shown in the first scene. The mockery of this generation with phones was so in da face. Someone hates white supremacy groups because they were totally attacked in one scene. A blatant anger toward different professions littered the rest of the film. Saw lost the fun moral center it had. It’s like biting into a candy with a creamy center to only taste a disgusting stale air instead of disgusting creamy center that a double entendre will make some gag. If they do make another one, I will not be seeing it. I’ve seen enough Saw to have nightmares about keys in my stomach and a contraption on my face ready to spring at a minute’s notice until I die in my sleep after peeing in my adult diaper. Thrilling indeed.
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