|release date||October 26 2007|
|director||Darren Lynn Bousman|
|writer||Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton, Thomas Fenton|
|starring||Tobin Bell, Scott Patterson, Lyriq Bent, Justin Louis, Costas Mandylor, Angus Macfadyen, Betsy Russell, Athena Karkanis, Justin Louis, Simon Reynolds, Mike Realba, Marty Adams, Donnie Wahlberg|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisJigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead.
Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw's latest grizzly remains and piecing together the puzzle.
However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has but ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend or face the deadly consequences.
One of the most interesting conversations I’ve had all year came when we all finished watching Lionsgate’s SAW IV, which was once again directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. What we chatted about comes on the heel of an upcoming writers strike that is set to force films into production prematurely. Something that is quite relevant when it comes to the SAW franchise. As you know every year Lionsgate finds a way to get another SAW film into theaters just in time for Halloween – how they do it is beyond us, but it’s quite impressive. The fact that the films are rushed can mean one of two things – the flaws are apparent because it was half-assed, or quite possibly the film is way better than it should be because it wasn’t over thought. I want to go with the latter as often too many hands are in the pot forcing a film into long delays and incoherent situations. SAW IV feels like it was an original thought, thrown on paper and tampered with just enough to fill the plot holes leaving us with yet another fun Halloween treat. …Read More