”How do I get a PG rating,” Texas Chainsaw Massacre director Tobe Hooper once asked the MPAA, ”and hang someone on a meat hook?” His ”Gone With the Wind of meat movies” — about five friends terrorized by a chain-saw-wielding cannibal — gets the epic treatment on this EXTRAS-laden double-disc set. Two docs cover the production from choosing roadkill (art director Robert Burns on the lily-livered crew’s refusal to shoot a decaying horse found near the set: ”God had given them the most wonderful gift…covered with flies”) to battling shady investors (the Mafia).
(The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Everett Collection)
Genre: Horror; Starring: Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger; Director: Tobe Hooper; MPAA Rating: R
Posted October 25 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT
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