Jigsaw

Jigsaw

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Jigsaw

Sci-fi horror directors the Spierig brothers (Daybreakers) helm the Saw franchise's eighth installment, which picks up over a decade after the Jigsaw Killer's death.

Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one man: John Kramer. But how can this be? The man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.

2017Rating: R18, Torture & sadistic violence92 minsUSA, Canada
HorrorThriller
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

The "Saw" genre was originally dubbed "torture porn." But at this point a more accurate description might just be "overkill."

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Time Out

Time Out

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Despite its meticulously detailed gore, Jigsaw is rarely scary.

2.0
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The Guardian

The Guardian

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A slick soulless horror flick just in time for Halloween, more trick than treat.

2.0
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Stuff

Stuff

press

It all just feels like a particularly nasty episode of Law & Order or CSI.

2.0
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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

It'll do the job for anyone who must see a "Saw" movie in theaters on Halloween weekend.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Considering the long amount of time since the last installment, you'd think that more effort would have been put into creatively reviving the franchise.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Despite containing elements of sequel, prequel and reboot, Jigsaw feels very much like business as usual.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

If you don't like Saw, this isn't going to change your mind - but it's skilful, satisfying schlock and respectful of its fanbase. And the final death is a show-stopping coup de grace.

3.0
0

Time to wrap this series up. It's basically the same movie as all the others just a different bunch of characters

3.0
0

Jigsaw does the job, it provides another Saw film that is nothing special but will provide enjoyment for fans of the franchise. Unfortunately it will not draw in any more audience members, as all it is doing is recycling a premise that has become tired over the years. It also feels like an attempt at renewing the franchise and modernising it however in this...

1.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

The "Saw" genre was originally dubbed "torture porn." But at this point a more accurate description might just be "overkill."

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Despite its meticulously detailed gore, Jigsaw is rarely scary.

2.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A slick soulless horror flick just in time for Halloween, more trick than treat.

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

It all just feels like a particularly nasty episode of Law & Order or CSI.

2.0
0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

It'll do the job for anyone who must see a "Saw" movie in theaters on Halloween weekend.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Considering the long amount of time since the last installment, you'd think that more effort would have been put into creatively reviving the franchise.

0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

Despite containing elements of sequel, prequel and reboot, Jigsaw feels very much like business as usual.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

If you don't like Saw, this isn't going to change your mind - but it's skilful, satisfying schlock and respectful of its fanbase. And the final death is a show-stopping coup de grace.

3.0
0

Time to wrap this series up. It's basically the same movie as all the others just a different bunch of characters

3.0
0

Jigsaw does the job, it provides another Saw film that is nothing special but will provide enjoyment for fans of the franchise. Unfortunately it will not draw in any more audience members, as all it is doing is recycling a premise that has become tired over the years. It also feels like an attempt at renewing the franchise and modernising it however in...

1.0
0