Friday, August 27, 2010
Fall horror preview: One more, 'Saw' fans, then you're cut off
From usatoday [excerpt], So long, Jigsaw. Don't let the door shear you on the way out.
After more than $730 million in worldwide box office and 30 million DVDs sold, Saw 3D, the seventh installment of the booby-trap horror juggernaut, will mark the final cut Oct. 29.
And for Tobin Bell, who has played the maniac for all seven installments, the last cut is the deepest.
"It's a little melancholy," says Bell, 68. "We've had such a great run, there's a sense of satisfaction in what you've accomplished. But no one likes to see a great run end."
Great, of course, is in the eye of the beholder. And from the beginning, Saw split critics over whether the film's gruesome violence, coined "torture porn," was art or sadism.
For the rest of the article and a summary of all the horror movies coming out this fall go here