Calling this movie the "Final Chapter" in no way obligates Paramount Studios to dismantle their gorey money-making machine just yet. The first three mindless exercises in graphic bloodletting grossed more than $42 million, with very little money spent on production. Considering that all
these films really require is a supply of teenagers willing to disrobe for some on-screen hanky-panky and to submit themselves to the special-effects crew (who devise variations on the slice-'em-up theme), no wonder the overhead is low. The studio certainly needn't hire any brilliant writers; they
have only to repeat the plot of the first film in every sequel. This time out, as if i...