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The Savage Stack - THE MANGLER (1995)

last weekHumor / odd : Badass Digest

Tobe Hooper's goofy, maligned Stephen King adaptation is actually a key entry into the late horror maestro's body of work. Read more...

4K Restoration of ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Heading to These Theaters

With the passing of Tobe Hooper last month, many theaters rushed to book Dark Sky’s 4K restoration of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre for exhibition this Halloween season. After all, what better way to pay tribute to Hooper’s game-changing career? Beginning this weekend and straight through Halloween, you’ll be able to catch the 1974 classic up […]

Collins’ Crypt: When Dean Koontz Visited Tobe Hooper’s FUNHOUSE

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

Koontz wrote a novelization for Hooper's film, but added 250 pages of new stuff. Read more...

Here's why The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is still so effective

Last week Tobe Hooper died at the age 74, leaving behind a legacy of innovation in horror films that indisputably began with his lurid masterpiece, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. In part because of his roots as a documentarian, there’s a rawness to the film that still makes it infinitely compelling today. But, as a… Read more...

Remembering Tobe Hooper: The Cannon Years

It’s difficult to deal with the loss of our Masters. The passing of Romero was a massive gut punch, and now here we are again. Only a little over a month later, Tobe Hooper has passed away at the age of 74. It’s safe to say without his first feature, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the shape […]

AICN HORROR looks back in awe and sadness at Tobe Hooper & George A. Romero’s films. Plus superhero

AICN HORROR looks back in awe and sadness at Tobe Hooper & George A. Romero’s films. Plus superhero & Bug on the two titans of horror on the Part-Time Fanboy Podcast! Read the full article on AICN Logo by Kristian HornINTROWhat the &#$% is ZOMBIES & SHARKS? Welcome to the darker side of AICN! M. Show More Summary

Artist’s Tribute to Hooper, Romero & Craven Will Make You Smile

My new desktop background. Forever. It’s impossible to overstate the influence of Tobe Hooper, George Romero and Wes Craven on shaping literally the entire horror genre into what it is today. With films like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Night of the Living Dead and A Nightmare on Elm Street, those three masters forever changed […]

The 13 Coolest Alternate ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Posters

In 1974, the horror genre changed forever. Wes Craven undoubtedly brought a new level of realism to horror cinema with The Last House on the Left in 1972, but one could argue that Tobe Hooper took things one step further with The Texas Chain Saw Massacre just two years later. Gritty, disturbingly authentic and with […]

In Praise of Tobe Hooper’s Salem’s Lot

Writer Lee Gambin writes a personal piece examining Hooper's 1979 adaptation of Stephen King's classic vampire novel The post In Praise of Tobe Hooper’s Salem’s Lot appeared first on

Five Overlooked Gems From The Late Tobe Hooper

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

Jacob celebrates a few of the horror maven's less reputable works. Read more...

Rob Zombie reflects on Texas Chainsaw Massacre & the passing of Tobe Hooper

We are all still reeling from the recent passing of not only George A. Romero, but now fellow master of horror Tobe Hooper. To but it simply, it is a strange and scary time to be a horror movie fan. With that in mind, we'd like to...Show More Summary

Tobe Hooper Movies You Can Instantly Stream & Where to Find Them

Unfortunately, none are on Netflix. But they can be found elsewhere. Where you can watch Night Terrors? How about Eggshells, the early Tobe Hooper film that predates even The Texas Chain Saw Massacre? In the wake of Hooper’s passing over the weekend, the horror community has been mourning the loss of another legend by revisiting his […]

5 Most Memorable Movie Moments in Tobe Hooper’s Career

“You’ve got to send a physical sensation through and not let them off the hook. I like to make it faster and faster and faster and pumping and banging until I get into you.” – Tobe Hooper. Director Tobe Hooper forever changed not only the horror genre with his release of seminal classic The Texas […]

The late Tobe Hooper blew the nuclear family to pieces in Spontaneous Combustion

In The Overlook, A.V. Club film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky examines the misfits, underappreciated gems, and underseen classics of film history. Read more...

Daily Podcast: A Trip To Pixar, First IT Reactions, Tobe Hooper, Hellboy, Star Wars and more

On the August 29, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by Ben Pearson to talk about the news, including early It buzz, the death of filmmaker Tobe Hooper, casting changes on Hellboy, and how the new Star Wars comic connects...Show More Summary

An Appraisal: In ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ Sympathy for the Devil

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Tobe Hooper’s cult hit’s reputation as one of the scariest ever obscures the greatness of its empathetic characterizations and beautifully realized shots.

Tobe Hooper, horror master behind ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ dies at 74

He also directed “Poltergeist” and the zombie-populated music video for a Billy Idol hit.

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