Let’s Talk About Grandpa – Exploring the Strangest ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Character

Everyone and their mothers know that the original Texas Chain Saw Massacre was a horrific and ground-breaking experience that influenced the genre for decades to come. Not only did it put audiences through a gauntlet of Texan cannibalism and surprisingly subtle violence, but it also enhanced the scares by taking advantage of a near-documentary aesthetic […]

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‘Leatherface’ – Stephen Susco and James Wan Tear into the ‘Chain Saw’ Sequel Trilogy That Almost Was [Exclusive]

This installment of Phantom Limbs tears into Twisted Pictures’ initial attempts at tackling the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise, developed during the early days of the company’s success with the Saw franchise. Joining us for this talk is Stephen Susco, writer of The Grudge and writer/director of Unfriended: Dark Web, who details the origins of the […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Was the #3 Most-Watched Movie on Netflix in Its First Full Week

How is the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie performing on Netflix? And why would anyone but Netflix care about those numbers? Well, the answer to the second question is pretty simple. If a ton of people watch a movie like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, there’s a good chance we’ll get more Texas Chainsaw Massacres down the […]

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Six of the Best Chainsaws in Gaming!

With both the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Evil Dead franchises promising us brand new videogame adaptations in 2022, it appears that horror gamers have a lot to look forward to in the near future. At the very least, we’ll be having a lot of virtual chainsaw-related fun later this year, and that got me thinking […]

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The Many Faces of Leatherface: Dissecting a Legacy of Human Masks

Of all the iconic killers in horror, few are as terrifying as Leatherface. First seen in Tobe Hooper’s horror masterpiece, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, he is the former slaughterhouse worker who continues his trade butchering humans to feed his psychotic family. Leatherface earns his moniker with his trademark mask made of human skin, one […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Was the Second Most-Watched Netflix Movie in Its Debut Weekend

It was back in the Summer of 2021 that Netflix acquired Texas Chainsaw Massacre from Legendary Pictures, a sequel to Tobe Hooper’s original classic that was originally going to slice its way into theaters. Instead, of course, the film ended up coming exclusively to Netflix on Friday, February 18, and the first streaming numbers from […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ Joins Netflix’s Growing Leatherface Collection in March

In the direct wake of the brand new Texas Chainsaw Massacre sequel, now streaming only on Netflix, Netflix has announced today that more Leatherface content is soon on the way. No, it’s not another new movie – not yet, at least – but we’ve learned that the 2013 sequel Texas Chainsaw 3D will be slicing […]

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Netflix’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ – The Creepy Hidden Shot of Leatherface You Might’ve Missed

Here in the horror world, Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2022 has proven to be a polarizing sequel, but that comes as no big surprise because, well, what isn’t polarizing right now? Some fans, myself very much included, had a good time with the brutal slasher, while others have various issues that they’ll gladly tell you […]

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Netflix’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2′? Director David Blue Garcia Has “Some Really Cool Ideas”

The late Tobe Hooper’s horror franchise has found a home at Netflix with new movie Texas Chainsaw Massacre, which began streaming this past Friday. The new movie is directed by David Blue Garcia, who definitely sets the stage for a sequel in the film’s post-credits scene. So then, will we be seeing Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Effects Artist Todd Tucker Reveals Leatherface’s New Design [Exclusive Photos]

Leatherface may be a Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise constant, but his look isn’t thanks to his penchant for donning other people’s faces. Factor in different actors portraying the horror icon, shifts in tone and style, and you’ve got a different character design with each new entry. Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre picks up nearly fifty years after the 1974 […]

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Netflix’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Has a Post-Credits Scene [Spoilers]

Now streaming on Netflix, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is the latest sequel to Tobe Hooper’s Texas Chain Saw Massacre, a lean, mean, brute force slasher that offers up a whole new feast for Leatherface to devour. For more on that, you can read Bloody Disgusting’s review of Texas Chainsaw Massacre right here, written by head critic […]

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Leatherface vs. Scarface – Adam Marcus Details the Wild Original Pitch for ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’! [Exclusive]

In yesterday’s installment of Larval Ink, we learned the history behind the original draft of Texas Chainsaw 3D penned by Adam Marcus and Debra Sullivan. In addition to detailing the project’s inception and the many differences between their draft and the finished film, Mr. Marcus and Ms. Sullivan also discussed a tantalizing original pitch that […]

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Netflix’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Review – This One Brings Gnarly Gore and Rough Storytelling

Bloody Disgusting’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre review is spoiler-free. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise never bothered much with continuity. Various sequels, reboots, and prequels ignored timelines, family members, plot points, and tone. The sole constant, of course, is Leatherface. The latest entry ignores everything that came after Tobe Hooper’s 1974 classic, picking up almost five decades later with […]

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‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ – Adam Marcus and Debra Sullivan Slice into the Crazy Movie That Almost Was!

With this installment of Larval Ink, we’ll be hacking into 2013’s much maligned horror requel pioneer Texas Chainsaw 3D, peeling back its skin and rummaging around its viscera to reveal the film’s bloody beginnings as a much different script from husband and wife screenwriting team Adam Marcus and Debra Sullivan. Ms. Sullivan and Mr. Marcus […]

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Fede Alvarez Explains What Leatherface Has Been Doing Since 1974 – Do the Other Sequels Exist?

So what’s the deal with Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre? It’s got pretty much the same title as a few other movies in the franchise, but where does it fit into the franchise timeline? Well, much like Texas Chainsaw 3D, David Blue Garcia‘s Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a sequel to Tobe Hooper’s original Texas Chain Saw […]

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