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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) Rating:
- Dylan = 10 / 10;
- Eloise = 7 / 10;
- Raoul = 8 / 10;
- Ronan = 8 / 10;
- Andrew = 7 /10;
- IMDB = 7.5 / 10
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) Synopsis:
Five young adults go to an abandoned house to have some good time, but instead they encounter a terrible killer armed with a chain saw and his family of freaks!
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) Review:
The original Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a heavyweight classic of horror! That is why I will probably make enemies by saying that he difficultly stands the test of time.
The biggest problem about it is the almost total absence of a story. At first, there are kids going in a random house, then Leatherface appear pretty much out of the blue and start chasing the kids around.
But then, TCM is an atmosphere movie, the constant screaming (and there are a lot of screaming!!), the crazy pursuits and the demented characters successfully makes this movie really oppressive. Amongst the villain, my preference goes to the hitch-hiker, what a maniac! But they are all great indeed, the family dinner scene is simply insane!
Hence, the movie is great and has got a very particular atmosphere and some good action scenes, but the plot dramatically lacks a backbone to make it one of the best horror ever. Still, everyone need to see it, it is an unforgettable experience.