020: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974 vs 2003)

020: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974 vs 2003)

Show Notes

Episode Synopsis

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.

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Movie Details

1974 IMDB

2003 IMDB

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

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Music Credits

Day of Chaos Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

The Dread Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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