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Leatherface kills your buzz - again!

14 September 2012  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Apple

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Gang of teens? Check. Screaming? Loud. Chainsaw? Growling. All ingredients present and correct then: following the poster from a couple of week's ago, here's the first trailer for Texas Chainsaw 3D.

It's very much business as usual for the Leatherfaced franchise: we immediately start with some kids in a van, and a not-at-all-gratuitous shot of a girl in her bra. It's then off to chez-Sawyer for some poking around the apparently deserted homestead, before the not-honestly-so-surprising reveal that "someone" is sewing masks in a dark corner of the property. It's not long before one of the gang is hung up and buzzed at. "It happened before," says the blurb. Yup, six times.

The action moves from the house - never again as gnarly as it was in Tobe Hooper's original film - to somewhere industrial, to a graveyard, where there's a nice moment of tense quiet before everything kicks off again. If we learned anything, it's that coffins aren't necessarily good hiding places.

Principal scream queen this time is Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson), with support from Tania Raymonde and Scott Eastwood. We're also promised roles of varying size for series royalty Gunnar Hansen, Marilyn Burns and Bill Moseley.

The director is John Luessenhop (Takers), and having missed the Hallowe'en deadline, the film's buried in the UK on January 4.


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L: The Waco Kid the trouble with "Horror" movies these days is they just aren't gory enough you'll get a scene of someone getting mashed with a chainsaw and they'll cut away to the sound of screaming i mean what the fuck. to see blood and masses of scenes of gratuitous carnage and mayhemis Herschell Gordon Lewis when you need him ote] 'Cuz the original TCM was totally all about shitloads of gore and not building tension while showing very little actual splatter. More

Posted by Rebel scum at 21:58 on 22 September 2012 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
the trouble with "Horror" movies these days is they just aren't gory enough you'll get a scene of someone getting mashed with a chainsaw and they'll cut away to the sound of screaming i mean what the fuck. i want to see blood and masses of scenes of gratuitous carnage and mayhem where is Herschell Gordon Lewis when you need him More

Posted by The Waco Kid at 21:43 on 22 September 2012 | Report This Post

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Yes dear hide in the coffin More

Posted by OPEN YOUR EYES at 22:43 on 19 September 2012 | Report This Post

A new Texas Chainsaw could have been good.... could have been. But I never had high hopes for this, and the trailer looks shit. More

Posted by UnderTheLights at 01:19 on 16 September 2012 | Report This Post

Flipping iTunes
For anyone who doesn't want to infest their machine with QuickTime just to watch trailers, here's the link for it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75TvtJIbbNY More

Posted by IainPurdie at 19:32 on 15 September 2012 | Report This Post

Looks shit. A sequel to the original that already had several sequels (themselves with no strict continuity) and a remake that had a prequel. What a convoluted mess, and what a dull trailer! More

Posted by sweetladybrick at 21:20 on 14 September 2012 | Report This Post

Whoa, it's out in January? That's the Elephant Graveyard of movies where the studios dump all their stinkers that couldn't hack it in the Christmas market. Not a good sign but then I wasn't expecting much from this anyway. Tobe Hooper couldn't even make a decent sequel to his original. More

Posted by BenTramer at 18:18 on 14 September 2012 | Report This Post

I'm lost. Where are we now with this?! Sequel? Prequel? "Re-imagining"? I'm lost. Another classic consigned to duff re-make-slash-reworking-slash-prequel-slash-slash-slash -hell. How many more slashes can one franchise survive...? More

Posted by DouglasW at 13:11 on 14 September 2012 | Report This Post

It's sad...
...that someone, somewhere actually thinks this is a good idea. More

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