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Film Review - Leatherface


1974’s “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” is a horror classic, but the nightmare didn’t end there. There were sequels (“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2,” “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III”), a whatever (“Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation”), a remake (2003’s “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”), a prequel to the remake (“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning”), and a sequel to the original that wasn’t very good at math (“Texas Chainsaw 3D”). It’s a franchise that’s carried on despite enduring a few bombs and general confusion, but the genre loves a defined brand name, leaving the producers of “Leatherface” to come up with another reason to detail human butchery in the wilds of Texas. It’s not exactly a sequel, not precisely a prequel, and possibly not remake. “Leatherface” is just 90 minutes of nothingness posing as a scary movie, with fans subjected to the same old buzzing, maniacal business, while newcomers might wonder how such a singular filmgoing event over 40 years ago has managed to survive in pop culture consciousness for so long.  Read the rest at


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