After the first massacre in 1974, the townspeople suspected that the Sawyer family were responsible. A vigilante mob of enraged locals surrounded the Sawyer house, burning it to the ground and killing every last member of the family. Decades later, a young woman named Heather learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her grandmother. She decides to bring her friends along on the road trip to investigate her inheritance. On arrival, she discovers she has inherited a mansion, but is yet to uncover the terrors that lurk in the basement underneath it.Written by
When Heather is tied up in the warehouse her shirt is open showing her bare chest. Soon after she is exiting the warehouse with her shirt buttoned. There is a glimpse of a black bra under her shirt. See more »
Jimmy Crack Corn
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Boring and confusing, with a last minute update to Leatherface
"Texas Chainsaw 3D" is a pretty tedious and pointless sequel, that only really comes to life in the final act, and even then only briefly.
The Texas Chainsaw franchise is much like the Halloween series: the original movie was basically a low-budget masterpiece, and then everything that came after pretty much disgraced the original... except for the first sequel.
Recently, there have been reboots, remakes, and sequels, and they've all been junk, pretty much. The first remake of "Texas Chainsaw" at least had a bold approach and a really nasty feeling to it. This one, the dreaded "3D" version - yes, avoid any movie with "3D" in the title - is so confusing, I still don't really understand it.
I was confused about who the villains were and what they wanted with the heroine. There seemed to be too many characters.
The movie also tries sudden notes on the soundtrack to underline scary events, but I swear, sometimes the notes come on before the action does, thus signposting what was supposed to be a surprise. How did they mess that up?
The "gore" is also pretty lame. The only bit that got my attention was a scene involving a meat grinder.
The movie features Tania Raymonde, known to millennials as Malcolm's love interest in "Malcolm in the Middle", and Trey Songz, whom R'nB fans will recognize immediately, though they may not have even known he had a film career.
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