October 29th, 2010
03:18 PM ET
There’s nothing better than a little scare on Halloween weekend, but, according to some very displeased critics, that scare isn’t going to take place at the movie theater.
“Saw 3D: The Final Chapter,” already garnered about $1.7 million from domestic theaters’ 12 a.m., Friday screening, according to the Hollywood Reporter. But reviews of the franchise’s seventh installment are less than complimentary.
Elizabeth Weitzman of the New York Daily News wrote:
“What the filmmakers of the last four ‘Saw’ movies have somehow overlooked is that Tobin Bell's Jigsaw is the linchpin of these films. It's right there in the title, so you'd think they'd realize what they lost when they killed him off in ‘Saw III.’ But it's been downhill ever since, and we hit bottom today.”
Amy Graham of the Detroit News agrees. “Saw 3D" is the dumbest and most illogical entry in the "Saw" series - quite an accomplishment, given that the "Saw" movies are the dumbest, most illogical series of horror films of the millennium,” she wrote.
But, despite unfavorable reviews, the movie is still expected to rake in more than $20 million this weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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