new texas chainsaw movie rating

This seems like a no-brainer, but if you were wondering if the new The Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie was going to get an R rating, the answer is “yes.” The film is officially rated R, and it also has an official title. You might want to sit down for this one because you’re not going to believe it. Ready? Okay. The title is…Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Yep, that’s it. In true Facebook fashion, they lost the “the,” because it’s cleaner.

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texas chainsaw massacre direct sequel

There’s a new Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie on the way, and now we have some more details courtesy of producer Fede Alvarez. We already suspected the film was going to be more of a sequel than a reboot, and Alvarez has confirmed that. In his words, the new movie is a “direct sequel” and will feature “old man Leatherface,” which sounds kind of quaint, actually. Perhaps the film won’t even involve death and dismemberment. Maybe Old Man Leatherface will just spend his time sitting on his porch, swigging a Lone Star Beer and remembering the old days.

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Savage World Horror Action Figures

Do you remember the old Masters of the Universe action figures that gave the characters impossibly buff bodies for kids to play out epic fantasy fights on the living room floor? Well, those retro designs for action figures are being brought back for a new line of figures from Funko called Savage World. The toy line will give characters from the likes of Thundercats and Conan the Barbarian the buff treatment, and that makes perfect sense. But part of this new action figure line-up is positively perplexing.

Funko has unveiled a line of Savage World Horror figures that give the buff body action figure treatment to some of horror’s most iconic slashers. So for those of you who have always wanted to see insanely muscular versions of the killers from Texas Chainsaw Massacre, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Hellraiser and Friday the 13th, these action figures are for you. Read More »

Tobe Hooper Dead

Tobe Hooper, director of one of the most revered horror films of all time, has passed away at 74.

Best known for directing The Texas Chain Saw Massacre in 1974, Tobe Hooper would go on to become a respected and influential horror filmmaker who also dabbled with directing episodes of hit TV shows as well. Below, we remember the career of Tobe Hooper. Read More »

Cool Stuff: Movie Toys at Toy Fair 2008

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A ton of cool movie-related action figures were revealed at the 2008 Toy Fair in New York City this weekend. Check out some photos of the cooler toys after the jump thanks to Figures.com, ActionFigureInsider, and BloodyDisgusting.

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