(D: Darren Lynn Bousman, 107 min)
What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than catching the third instalment of the sadistic horror film franchise? Like the first two bloody movies, Saw III was shot in Toronto -- we've heard reports of people freaked out seeing wacko villain Jigsaw ( Tobin Bell ) in restaurants. Now that'll cause you to lose your appetite.
Shawnee Smith , who had that lovely encounter with the hypodermic needles in the sequel, also returns. But expect new victims to die in inventive ways. Local theatre types Dylan Trowbridge and Kim Roberts have small roles and could be on the menu. Screened after press time -- see review October 27 at www.nowtoronto.com/film.