Tag: tobehooper

HAUNT Interview: Bryan Woods And Scott Beck On Their Haunted Attraction Horror Effort

Haunted attractions have been a quintessential location for horror films. Just in 2019, It Chapter Two has a major scene involving James McAvoy’s Bill trying to save, at a funhouse, an innocent kid from Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård); and prior to their...

Screamfest 2017: THE LODGERS Leads Second Wave of Titles, Includes CHILD'S PLAY And THE FUNHOUSE Screenings

The seventeenth annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival is quickly approaching. Running from October 10th through 19th the festival will offer Los Angeles residents a good dose of thrills and chills leading into the Halloween season.    Brian O'Malley's gothic horror...

Film Community Pays Tribute to Beloved Icon Tobe Hooper

“To know Tobe was to love him.” — Mick Garris This past weekend, the horror film world was shaken by the death of Tobe Hooper, a director who forever changed cinema with the unequaled, still-terrifying The Texas Chain Saw Massacre....

Tobe Hooper, TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE Director, Dies at 74

Filmmaker Tobe Hooper, best known for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, has died, according to Variety and other news sources. He was 74. Born in Austin, Texas, Hooper made his first feature, Eggshells, in 1969, an odd, experimental film that...

Offscreen Brussels 2015: Line-up And Recommendations

Next week the Offscreen Festival in Brussels will start, providing an eclectic mix of films and events from the 4th of March till the 22nd of March. Most of the content can be considered "genre", as the festival has...

Check The Mexican Poster And Trailer For THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE 40th Anniversary Re-Release

Terrific news for Mexican fans of great horror and independent cinema: distribution company Cine CanĂ­bal is bringing to the big screen the 40th anniversary digitally remastered version of Tobe Hooper's classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre! Sure, the American Blu-ray...

Watch An Exclusive Behind The Scenes Clip From The 40th Anniversary Remastered Release Of Tobe Hooper's TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE

Tobe Hooper's classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre has reached the grand old age of fortyand a freshly remastered version of the film hit shelves on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download yesterday to celebrate. What are fans getting? Well, the...

Fantasia 2014: Second Wave Announced, Tobe Hooper's Lifetime And Abel Ferrarra Closes The Fest!

As the ScreenAnarchy writers jostle for position among ourselves to get you the best coverage of this year's festival the second wave of films have just been announced and it is gearing up to be a great Summer in belle...

SXSW 2014 Interview: THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE Director Tobe Hooper Talks His Legacy of Unspeakable Horror

Patton Oswalt once said, in a rant lashing out against generic non-descript movie titles like Something's Gotta Give or Feelin' Kinda Sorta, that the all time greatest movie title is three words long: Texas Chainsaw Massacre. [Actual original title: The...

Review: TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D Fails to Pay Tribute -- or Make Any Sense

John Lussenhop's Texas Chainsaw 3D opens with what are undeniably its best moments: the film's title credits, juxtaposed over a highlight reel of Tobe Hooper's 1974 original, stunningly post-converted into phenomenal 3D. Nearly 40 years later, Daniel Pearl's gritty photography...

Hey, NYC! Win A TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D Prize Pack

It may seem a bit odd to some of you that a studio would be releasing a horror flick just after the holidays, but that's what is happening on January 4th when Lionsgate drops their retooling/continuation of the Sawyer family...

TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D Has A Trailer. That Fades to Black. A Lot.

In January 2013, a new chapter will be added to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise, with this particular title dropping the Massacre but adding 3D. Instead of a reboot of the original story or a remake of the 1986 film...

It's Going To Be A Hot Summer With Arrow Video!

This summer, Arrow Video is really bringing the goods, and we'll try to keep you all updated about what to look for.  I've already posted details for June releases Pervert! (review here), Savage Streets, and Tenebrae, as well as July's...