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Jigsaw (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Jigsaw
Year: 2017
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Directed By: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Starring: Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie
About: Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for over 10 years
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcb68kAOvt4

My Review:
Having not seen the newest Saw movie I was surprised to see that it was on Netflix, however this just made me have to see it especially on the lead up to Halloween. I am so glad that I was not disappointed with this movie as I was worried with the amount of Saw movies that this one would be the same and get boring rather quickly.

I thought that this film was rather clever and kept Jigsaw to the same formula in which the audience is used to with the Saw franchise. However, when the murders and bodies start happening ten years after John has died is he really back or is there a copycat murderer? I thought that it was good to show how John has never really left the city and that the murders were still in the same style as in the past. I liked how it showed murders and then the bodies from now however it turns out that the murders and games which was taking place is the same as a decade before however they never found the bodies as the new person is making it exactly the same with the same results in order to get the a corrupt cop to admit what he has done and how he has destroyed the life of others around him and innocent people. I did like how it showed how the new copycat worked with John and John helped him to create the traps and how to get revenge on those who needed to come to justice.

I did get a little confused as to how the bodies were still fresh a decade later when the new murderer was only saying he had three victims. I did also wonder what happened to John since he wasn't in his coffin when they went to check to make sure that it wasn't the John really back from the dead. Another thing that did bother me was that there was not as much gore in this as there was in the previous movies.

I personally liked this film and would recommend it to people who are fans of the Saw franchise and those looking for a horror movie with traps and having to try and escape. I would definitely give this another watch.

My Rating: 4/5 

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