Saw 3, good or bad (in General)


QBRanger January 30 2007 11:04 AM EST

Hi,

My lovely wife picked it up since she knows I loved Saw 1 and 2.

Anyone see Saw 3 yet, and without giving away the plot/spoilers, is it worth watching/getting excited about?

bartjan January 30 2007 11:17 AM EST

coworker showed some scenes while I was having lunch...

TheHatchetman January 30 2007 11:21 AM EST

Someone in CB had a neardeath experience because of it...

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] January 30 2007 12:10 PM EST

You loved Saw 1? o_O

GO PATS January 30 2007 12:15 PM EST

Who didn't?

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] January 30 2007 12:26 PM EST

how about giving more spoilers away about 24? =P

Anyways, i thought saw 3 was good, better than 2 IMO, but never better than original, just like any other series.

TrueDevil [AAA] January 30 2007 12:27 PM EST

I really like Saw 1, and Saw 3 was pretty nice. IMO it's much better than the 2nd one. I can't really say why I don't like the 2nd one, it's just kinda weird.

QBsutekh137 January 30 2007 1:09 PM EST

Bebop and I used to have contests on how to describe Saw as awfully as we could. I have to confess I didn't mind watching it, but it is a terrible movie...plot holes, unrealistic (he can take a shotgun blast to the back and keep running?), and contrived. Sure, that's most movies these days, but just because 75% of stuff sucks doesn't mean I am going to give Saw a thumbs up. *smile*

Wasp [Demon Forging] January 30 2007 3:56 PM EST

Saw 1 was pretty plotless but then Saw 2 came out. Wow. That film was such a waste of my life I couldn't believe it. That was on par with The perfect storm and Open water. Haha.

GnuUzir January 30 2007 4:07 PM EST

Big fan of the series...if nothing else it is not a re-make :-P

I did really enjoy part 3, but I would have to say 1 was my favorite (Carey Elwes still rocks)...

But most of all I am so happy that there is another quote...unquote horror franchise...

Don't know about the rest of you but one more movie with CG animals or Eddy Murphie in a fat suit and I might do something drastic...

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] January 30 2007 4:13 PM EST

I'm just hoping '300' lives up to its trailer. ;)

Adminedyit January 30 2007 4:32 PM EST

Who watches horror movies for the plot? The saw movies were good for what they are. It was an original idea atleast and I like them just for that.

Vicious Cat January 30 2007 6:03 PM EST

This is quite spooky - I've just watched the first one (well, finished it about 15 minutes ago). I was actually quite disappointed, it was OK but one of my coworkers had said it was brilliant. I thought it was just confused, but there were several good ideas in there so I'd give it 5/10 (as opposed to Final Destination which I would give 11, and FD2 which I would say merited an 8/10).
Haven't seen any of the others :-(

AdminShade January 30 2007 6:05 PM EST

I'd say its good, though they shouldn't make a part 4...

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] January 30 2007 6:57 PM EST

And I'd actually wish that films were a little more realistic. Like someone standing up to the Stalker-slasher and braining him. Or a geek/roleplayer got into one of these situations and see thorugh the wafer thing plot instantly.

*Spoiler*

I've not seen Saw 2 (or is it three) but when told about one of the 'puzzles' I instantly solved it.

*End slight spoiler*

A friend and I had the idea to make a stalker-slasher flick (and that's all the film is marketed/hyped as) to have the Stalker subdued in the first 10-15 mins, and the flim to move on to something radically different.

That would be an unexpected twist.

Not like M. Night. Shamalams (Spelling?) twists that telegraph themselves so much they hit you from the other side of the room. ;)

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] January 30 2007 6:59 PM EST

Has anyone seen "The Inside Man"? Good enough film, but anyone watching that would go "Doh, all those Cops never played a roleplaying game in thier life... There's only one reason you dress all the hostages up in the same outfits the bank robbers are wearing..."

;)

Mikel January 30 2007 8:26 PM EST

For what it was, Saw was better. Saw II wasn't as good, because I preferred more one-on-one situations, Saw III was back to the basics and was better than II but not as good as 3. I think 4 will be the best one yet, and it is already in the works. Inside man was good, it had a few twists, not nearly as many as Clive Owens other movie Derailed.

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] January 31 2007 1:32 AM EST

i thought Inside man was really good,

******Spoiler Question******









but how can Saw come out with a 4th with the way 3 ended?


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GnuUzir January 31 2007 10:51 AM EST

{cb1}smallpau1 - I would have said the same for part 2...

Zoglog[T] [big bucks] January 31 2007 11:15 AM EST

Small spoiler.






Gnu, at the end of 2 you already know that at least 1 of them survived so it was obvious there was going to be a third.








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I actually enjoyed 1 the most and found 2 to be reasonable but didn't really enjoy 3. The first 2 are more projected as a psychological thriller but the gore brings in a bigger crowd, the only real twist in the third installment is towards the end, very disappointing.

DreadedTiger [4x20] (-x) January 31 2007 10:03 PM EST

Saw 3 seems more to me like a recap, and there won't be a Saw 4. I saw the end of Saw 3 coming a mile away.. not much of a twist. Also, a large part of the movie was footage from earlier in the movie or from the first two.. At one point there was a recap of something that happened 5 minutes earlier.

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] January 31 2007 10:42 PM EST

DT, actually a couple sites pointed out that the guy who plays Jigsaw, signed on for 5 sequels. So, i dont know if i read right, but there could be 3 more Saw movies according to that...
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