The genesis of the monstrous Leatherface is recounted in this shocking slasher flick, which begins as two Vietnam-bound brothers, out for a last fling with their girlfriends, crash their Jeep — and end up in a heap of trouble.
This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Like its '03 predecessor, it checks all the boxes of a bad mainstream Hollywood horror film: too slick production that minimizes its taboo and dangerous feel, thin characterization and meaning, lack of purpose, increative and ineffective false and jump scares, and a lack of true suspense and tension. Plus... its dialogue and acting is bad (even from Ermey who feels like a caricature) making it just silly.
This movie leads you to the roots of Hewitt's family - and let me say it was a dangerous but delightful (in a sadistic way) ride - and although it follows the Hollywood's horror formula, this movie is shocking, strong and violent, delivering everything you desire and what you don't in a horror movie!
Comienza con gran potencial para ser "aceptable", termina siendo sadismo barato chimbo sin la mas mínima retribución. Es mejor ver snuff, al menos su desesperanza no es actuada y mal narrada y es mas violenta. Violaron las normas básicas del género por las razones más incorrectas y fallaron estrepitosamente. Hasta la de Renée Zellweger es superior. La estrella es para la preciosura de Jordana Brewster.