Tobe Hooper

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    The misunderstood mastery of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    Forty years ago, one of the most infamous horror movies of all time was released. Tobe Hooper's grimy, lo-fi The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was filmed on a small budget -- reports differ, but no more than $300,000 by any account -- and went on to gross $30 million at the box office and become one of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, May 6-9

    Experience jaw-dropping emotions without dropping a dime this week. From learning to be a more productive worker and eating free pastries at Denver Coworking Week events to appreciating art and delving into nature at PlatteForum's newest art offering to terrifying yourself at a screening of the orig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Why 3D will ruin The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, just like it ruins everything

    ​When it came out in 1974, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was one of the most violent movies ever made -- so violent it was actually banned in several countries -- but that's not what makes it so great. In fact, by today's CG-enhanced standards, it pretty tame. A long shot of a dude getting hit b ... More >>

  • Film

    March 9, 2006

    Look Away

    The Hills Have Eyes gets a bloody overhaul, but nothing to recommend it.

  • Film

    October 28, 2004

    A Cut Above

    For sheer carnage, Saw shreds the competition.

  • Film

    October 7, 2004

    Flick Pick

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

  • Film

    March 21, 2002


    E.T. returns to heal our cynical hearts.

  • Film

    July 20, 2000

    I See Dull People!

    The only thing more boring than the surface of this Ford/Pfeiffer “thriller” is What Lies Beneath.

  • Film

    July 15, 1999
  • Calendar

    June 10, 1999