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The Texas chain saw massacre

The Texas chain saw massacre

Author: James Rose
Publisher: [New York, New York] : Auteur, 2014. ©2013
Series: Devil's advocates.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
No-one who has ever seen the original The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) is ever likely to forget the experience. An intense fever dream (or nightmare), it is remarkable for its sense of sustained threat and depiction of an insane but nonetheless (dys)functional family on the furthest reaches of society who have regressed to cannibalism in the face of economic hardship. As well as providing a summary of the making  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rose, James.
Texas chain saw massacre.
[New York, New York] : Auteur, 2014, ©2013
105 pages
Named Person: Tobe Hooper; Tobe Hooper
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Rose
ISBN: 9781906733995 1906733996 1906733643 9781906733643
OCLC Number: 934053475
Description: 1 online resource (107 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Tobe Hooper and the Making of The Texas Chain Saw MassacreThe Texas Chain Saw Massacre and the BBFCBad OmensThe Charnel HouseThe FamilyThe UncannyLegacyBibliography
Series Title: Devil's advocates.
Responsibility: James Rose.


As well as providing a summary of the making of the film, James Rose discusses the extraordinary censorship history of the film in the UK (essentially banned for two decades) and provides a detailed  Read more...


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In-depth, elegant, focused.... Like any good film criticism/appreciation book, it leaves you wanting to revisit the movie as soon as possible. * HorrorTalk * You may think you know Hooper's film, but Read more...

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