- a thoroughly entertaining, but totally batshit crazy italian slasher film. it starts with a young lad axing his mother to death and then cutting her to pieces with a saw after she destroys the jigsaw puzzle he was putting together. the police, along with a nosy neighbour soon come along, and our lad craftily blags his way out of being fingered for offing his dear ol' ma.
fast forward some years and there's a spate of gruesome murders on a university campus somewhere in boston where the (sexy female) victims are being attacked by a chainsaw wielding psycho who is apparently chopping off and keeping various body parts for which we later find out is for a rather macabre human jigsaw puzzle.
enter the clueless police, who in their increasing desperation to catch the killer, enlist the help of a male student to do their detective work for them. he's partnered with a female cop who is working undercover as the tennis coach (she's fucking useless at tennis
oh, and then there's the utterly bizarre kung fu scene that just comes the fuck out of nowhere and leaves you wondering, 'why did that happen?'.
anyway, there's sex, nudity, and gore aplenty with great special effects in this odd but fun film.