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Killer 'Inspired by Saw Film' Gets 30 Years

Homeless man knifed victim 17 times: judge

(Newser) - Can Hollywood share the blame for this one? A judge in Britain sentenced a homeless man to at least 30 years yesterday for perpetrating a grisly killing inspired by Saw VI, the Daily Mail reports. The court found that Matthew Tinling, 25, knifed his victim 17 times and tried to... More »

Jacko Rules the World

'This Is It' wears crown as 'Paranormal Activity' heads for $100M

(Newser) - This Is It lived up to its name at the weekend box office, raking in $21.3 million domestically and $101 million internationally. The Michael Jackson documentary's strong showing prompted distributor Sony to extend its original 2-week run by 3 weeks, through Thanksgiving weekend, reports Variety . The sleeper sensation Paranormal ... More »

Paranormal Activity Slays Saw VI

Sleeper hit pulls in $22M to sequel's $14.8M

(Newser) - The sleeper hit with the five-figure production budget and red-hot word of mouth triumphed in the weekend box office race as Paranormal Activity handily topped the latest installment in the Saw series. The weekend's $22 million haul in 2,000 theaters brings the 5-week total for Paranormal Activity to $62.... More »

Saw VI No Match for Original

Critics agree: Whatever you think of the first film, it was better

(Newser) - Most critics find themselves in the tough spot of praising the original Saw to put down the sixth installment. They don't make 'em like they used to. Some opinions:
  • "The film goes all trendy in its selection of victims," opting for the likes of insurance adjusters and bypassing
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