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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Ending Explained: Lots Of Gore And A Needless Sequel Setup

Major “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” spoilers follow.Between “Halloween Kills,” the fifth “Scream” installment, and the recent Netflix sequel “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” legacy horror films are having a big moment. The latter debuted today as a direct sequel to Tobe Hooper’s 1974 classic, completely ignoring the film’s many sequels, reboots, and remakes, but fans are already chainsaw buzz-buzz-buzzing […]

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Review: An Extremely Bloody, Extremely Disappointing Sequel

Tobe Hooper’s 1974 “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” is one of the scariest movies ever made. There are several factors backing up such a big claim, but what really makes Hooper’s film so damn effective is how real it all feels. The film isn’t based on a true story, but it presents itself in a manner that […]

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre review – it’s Leatherface vs gentrifiers in nasty sequel

An effectively gnarly Netflix follow-up to the 1974 original has Gen Zs trying to turf the bloodthirsty southern killer out of a derelict townThe return of Leatherface, the Ed Gein-inspired mass murderer who’s never happier than when he’s chainsawing nubile youngsters in half, might not be much of a return for hardcore horror fans but […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Review: Leatherface Slashes Gen Z Gentrifiers in Bloody Sequel

Nobody likes landlords these days, but we can agree that most don’t deserve to die by chainsaw. In the snippy and totally serviceable ninth sequel to the horror classic, Netflix takes a stab at “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” reviving the lumbering Leatherface from his cannibalistic slumber. The quintessential slasher villain is somewhat humanized in the latest […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Review: Been There, Sawed That

I’m all for bad horror movies having short running times. (It lessens the pain.) And there are classics of horror cinema that are notably compact, like “Frankenstein” (1931), with its twisty tumultuous plot that lasts 71 minutes, or the original 1974 version of “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” which achieved its slow-burn descent into the […]

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Trailer Breakdown: New Town, Same Old Story

Leatherface is back, officially, so say hello. And then run, obviously. The trailer for Netflix’s new installment “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” debuted on Monday, January 31 — and there is quite a lot of action in the two-and-a-half minute visual. Between the antagonist’s gruesome skin mask and a host of fresh new faces, we have a […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Trailer: Leatherface Returns After 50 Years Of Hiding In Legacy Requel

Ready for another legacy requel? Aka, a film, much like “Halloween” (2018), that disregards the entire canon of all the sequels that have arrived since the original opened and takes place after the events of the first film, acting as a new “proper” sequel? That’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” from a filmmaking team that includes Fede […]

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Trailer: Guess Who’s Back, Back Again…

I hope you’ve been keeping up your cardio, because Leatherface is back and so is his chainsaw. Netflix has dropped the first teaser trailer for its upcoming “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” movie.Though any effort to revive a classic horror franchise is generally met with a measure of skepticism, there are a couple of reasons to give […]

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‘Friday the 13th’ and More Spine-Chilling Horror Movies Worth Buying on Blu-ray

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Ready to celebrate Friday the 13th? From paranormal to slasher films, sci-fi, comedy, and romance, horror movies offer up […]

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