The Saw series started out thrilling enough and, even though its first two sequels were progressively less satisfying than the original, the apparent trilogy managed to wrap up nicely with Saw III with the death of moralizing serial killer Jigsaw (Tobin Bell). Ah, but thereï¿½s apparently still money to be made, and that means the producers and director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II and III) are back for Saw IV along with Jigsaw, whose return (in flashback and post-mortem plot) is just about as lame in concept as Jasonï¿½s resurrection as a pissed-off paramedic in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning and as desperate a ploy to cash in on a franchise name as Halloween 3.
Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Writer: Thomas H. Fenton and Marcus Dunstan
Producer: Mark Burg and Oren Koules
Cast: Tobin Bell, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Costas Mandylor, Lyriq Bent, Athena Karkanis, Justin Louis, Simon Reynolds, Mike Realba and Marty Adams