In 1974, film school grads Tobe Hooper and Kim Hinkel, inspired by true crime and Night of the Living Dead, created an independent horror film that changed the landscape of the genre with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Set on a hot Texas summer day, a group of teenagers run afoul of a family of cannibals including the iconic Leatherface. The film found both critical and commercial success, but did it deserve such praise or does it deserve to be put on the meat hook? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris grab a plate to find out.

 

Music: "Long Note Four" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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