Saw V - Extreme Edition details
|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Mark Rolston, Samantha Lemole, Carlo Rota, Julie Benz, Greg Bryk, Laura Gordon, Meagan Good|
|Studio:||LIONSGATE HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||100 Hot Hits, Taken|
Saw V - Extreme Edition
|Run time:||1 hour 28 minutes|
|Rental release:||09 Mar 2009|
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THEY'VE REPLACED THE TRAPS WITH KITTENS AND FLOWERS!!!By hunkydomste (48 reviews) from Liverpool , 24 Oct 2008
[Highly rated reviewer]Nah, not really... PHEW! Instead David Hackl, production designer on the previous SAW installments and man in charge of the traps, gets in the director's chair and ups the ante. The result? More traps! Nastier traps!
The absence of Leigh Wannell, who kicked off the series together with James Wan and has been at least co-writing until now, might have suggested a slackening of the plot. Luckily, Hackl's own fondness of the series has prevented this from happening. This is, simply put, more of the same. The loose ends of Saw IV get followed up, background plot is developed and explored while the new bunch of victims fight their way through a series of gruesome puzzles, twists ensuing in due course. The cast are watchable as always, with Tobin Bell as Jigsaw true to form and Scott Patterson and Julie Benz as capable additions.
So, time to wrap it up then? Not quite yet, number 6 is in the pipeline already. To the serie's credit it has to be said though that the quality of each installment is consistent, with SAW IV and V closer to the original's standard than the second and third helping.
No, there is nothing new here, but then originality was cast off with the decision to franchise. For those who enjoy the SAW movies as parts of a saga, this is just the ticket.
Gore, gore and more gore and still not for the faint hearted or easily rattled, this is SAW at its best.
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Come Back Original WritersBy BluemattyB (2 reviews) from Essex UK , 27 Jun 2010All i can say is VERY VERY VERY VERY poor!!! The Saw films have defently losy there edge, lets hope that the original writers decide to make another...
Gory stuff!!!By a customer from kilmarnock , 17 Jun 2010I totally love this series and it just seems to get more gory with each new film. There were a few bits that I jumped at and a few I had to turn away from, but still a truly brilliant film.
Saw V - BrilliantBy a customer from Gateshead , 12 Jun 2010Excellent film. Highly recommend this. Great how they come up with new ideas. Can't wait for the next one.
Saw V - a must watch filmBy Millzi (1 review) from MANCHESTER , 10 Jun 2010The best Saw film I have seen yet, would definately recommend all the Saw films! Love it! Just can't wait to watch the next one!
Just ok is being kindBy screen77 (131 reviews) from Poole , 24 May 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]First one was the best, now its just a case of how many sadistic ways can we think of to kill someone.In this outing we find out an FBI officer who has been central in the investigation,has actually been helping jigsaw,who,i thought was killed in SAW 4.Plenty of nasty 'games' and flashbacks to show what really went on,the bits from previous SAW films we weren't shown.It is ok but since SAW 2 it's now a case of seen one seen them all.