Now here’s a thriller I really enjoyed and, for a
change, it is better than its predecessor. Saw 1, a fantastic concept,
fell down with arguably the worst acting I’ve ever witnessed. The acting
in the sequel is much better and contributes to a riveting thriller.
The concept is identical to the first – a group of
people are trapped inside a house and not only have to survive Jigsaw’s
murderous traps, but also have to get out in a set time - or they’ll be
killed by a poisonous gas. The producers have again come up with some very
gory and innovative ways of killing people off – why can’t other horrors
be this creative?
This time round Jigsaw is “captured” right at the
beginning, but the officer in charge, (Wahlberg) makes the nasty discovery
that his own son is caught in Jigsaw’s trap, and gets to see the drama
unfold on closed circuit tv. Amanda, the only survivor from the first Saw
film, has been recaptured and it seems all the inmates have something in
As in the first, you’ll never see the twist at the