020: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974 vs 2003)
Things get heated this week with the Hack or Slash team as they go head to head with The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 1974 and its 2003 sequel. The group debates the effectiveness of low-budget filmmaking, the impact of taking its story in another direction, and the creepiness of cannibalism. This episode contains spoilers.
Title: "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" (1974)
Synopsis: Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths.
Run time: 1 hour 23 minutes
Release Date: October 4, 1974
Director: Tobe Hooper
Body Count: 5
Title: "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" (2003)
Synopsis: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Run time: 1 hour 38 minutes
Release Date: October 17, 2003
Director: Marcus Nispel
Body Count: 7
Day of Chaos Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
The Dread Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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