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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Scene That Hit Fans The Hardest

It’s clear from the film’s opening that David Blue Garcia’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is situated within the universe of Tobe Hooper’s 1974 original, “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.” Colin Stetson’s rumbling score kicks in with humming horns, almost like an old machine coming to life again before grainy old footage fires up on a tv, […]

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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: 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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The Tragic Real-Life Story Behind The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

Horror movies are notorious for often basing their stories on real-life events. Famous horror films like “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” and “The Conjuring” have taken some of their most terrifying details from things that actually happened to real people. And one of the scariest horror flicks allegedly based on a true story is Scott […]

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Game Will Feature The Legendary Kane Hodder As Leatherface

The Game Awards popped off last night, and among the news is a holiday treat for horror fans. Gun Interactive (the folks behind the “Friday the 13th” game) and Sumo Nottingham dropped a world premiere trailer for “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” based on Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 film and described as “an asymmetrical multiplayer […]

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‘Chain Saw Confidential’ Movie Will Be a Dark Comedy About the Making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’

The story of the making of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is being turned into a dark comedy. Kirk Shaw’s Ambitious Entertainment and Yvette Yates Redick and Shaun Redick’s Impossible Dream Entertainment are teaming to turn the book Chain Saw Confidential, which was written by original Leatherface actor Gunnar Hansen, into a film. Tobe Hooper‘s […]

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Halloween review – a slasher classic you just can’t kill off

New hands are at the helm for a knowingly intelligent reboot of the 1978 masterpieceIn his brilliant turn-of-the-century documentary The American Nightmare, Adam Simon located John Carpenter’s 1978 Halloween as the end point of a decade of countercultural horror movies. Starting with George Romero’s 1968 Night of the Living Dead, Simon unpicked the rebellious socio-political […]

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