Harold J Newcome (halnewcome) wrote,
Harold J Newcome
halnewcome

Saw IV review roundup

As much as I like movies, I like slagging them even better. The only problem with that pasttime is suffering through the bad movies. This is why I really love Rotten Tomatoes.

I'll probably never have the patience to see Saw IV, I used it all up on Saw III. So here're the key phrases from the critic's comments. Read them all at once and then go punch a kitten.

slavishly photographed grotesquery
feels like cynical photocopying [what?]
depleted of imagination
an ugly mess
incomprehensible cacophony
low-rent
degrading and debasing
obviously doesn't care
excessively convoluted rehash
ultimately empty
The Syriana of slasher films
find themselves rolling their eyes ... impossibly convoluted
impossibly convoluted
undeniably feels like a sloppily thrown-together rush job
cringingly moronic
a knee-buckling case of cinematic depression



And real quick, "Good Luck Chuck", about a month late:
gross, incredibly vile, devoid of real emotion, shameful waste, harboring a fundamental hatred of women, ham-fisted, raunchy, boring, slimy, scummy, yechh, soft-core male indulgence, no more Dane Cook!, painful, pathetic waste of celluloid, ewww, desperately unfunny, unoriginal, cheap, no intelligence, tiresome, rather messy in a lot of ways, boorish, smutty, stupid, drek
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