We rented Saw II last week. I found the first one genuinely creepy and disturbing, so I had high hopes for the sequel. Maybe I'm too jaded from all the crap I watch, but I didn't find it very scary at all. A bit of a disappointment.
On that note: Has anyone seen a contemporary horror movie that really freaked you out? The last one I can recall is, funnily enough, What Lies Beneath starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford. I loved the Hitchcock feel, and it had me jumping out of me seat at least a dozen times. Why don't they make more classy, well-written and genuinely scary horror movies like that? I'm a bit over the whole serial killer thing - although I do enjoy the distinct 1970's retro feel of many of the more recent horror flicks - and would like to see a different type of monster emerge. Overall, I tend to prefer horror movies with a supernatural theme these days. Why can't M. Night Shyamalan make a proper horror movie in the supernatural vein? That would be awesome.