‘Chain Saw Confidential’ Film Adaptation Coming, Chronicles Making Of Original ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’

Texas' most infamous chainsaw-wielding killer has been getting lots of (Leather)Face Time lately. In addition to the recently dropped trailer for the highly anticipated Texas Chainsaw Massacre reboot on Netflix comes word from Deadline that Chain Saw Confidential, original Leatherface actor Gunnar Hansen's memoir about the behind-the-scenes making of the seminal slasher classic, is being … Continue reading ‘Chain Saw Confidential’ Film Adaptation Coming, Chronicles Making Of Original ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’

Upcoming ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Sequel Headed To Netflix

Leatherface has a new home. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has acquired the global rights to the latest Texas Chainsaw Massacre installment from Legendary Pictures. David Blue Garcia directed the upcoming sequel, which was shot last year in Bulgaria. Evil Dead and Don't Breathe filmmaker Fede Alvarez is producing the picture via his Bad … Continue reading Upcoming ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Sequel Headed To Netflix

‘The Dig’ Directors Revving Up ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Reboot

What's that? It sounds like... Like... A CH-CH-CH-CHAINSSAWW! That's right. Leatherface is coming back to the big screen. Per Variety, Legendary has closed a deal with The Dig directors Ryan and Andy Tohill to helm a straight-up reboot of the 1974 "slashic" The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. The project will be written by Chris Thomas … Continue reading ‘The Dig’ Directors Revving Up ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Reboot

The History Of The Slasher Movie Part I: 1960’s– 1980’s

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a group of horny, unconcerned teenagers gather some place away from the prying eyes of concerned adults, usually under the guise of celebrating some holiday, with the intent of engaging in illicit extracurricular activities, only to be picked off one at a time by a mysterious masked … Continue reading The History Of The Slasher Movie Part I: 1960’s– 1980’s

The Most Chilling Shots In Horror Movie History: An Odyssey Of Anxiety (Part I)

Horror movies are meant to instill fear in us, but some are more effective than others. The very best horror movies haunt us long after the credits roll. A lot of the time we can trace that lasting impression back to a single shot from the film, an image that gets under our skin so … Continue reading The Most Chilling Shots In Horror Movie History: An Odyssey Of Anxiety (Part I)

Iconic Hollywood Actor Passes Away

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor Actor R. Lee Ermey passed away Sunday due to complications arising from pneumonia. The Marine drill sergeant-turned-cinematic icon caught his first major break as an on-screen performer in 1987's Full Metal Jacket as the intimidating Gunnery Sgt. Hartman after director Stanley Kubrick saw how fearful Ermey's foul-mouthed barking made his … Continue reading Iconic Hollywood Actor Passes Away