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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In 1988 during the midst of the slasher craze, three brothers came together to create one of the schlockiest films of the decade: Killer Klowns from Outer Space. From cotton candy guns to killer shadow puppets, the film gained a cult status quickly and found love among critics. But does the film deserve such high regard or does it deserve a sweet sticky demise? MovieDude Eric and Kent are joined by Legends of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Lauren, All Things Good and Nerdy's Willie Nelson and Good Bad Flicks' Cecil in the klown kar of death and mayhem!

 

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In 1968, young filmmaker George A. Romero released an extremely low-budget horror film that would not only singlehandedly create the zombie subgenre, but also set in motion a renaissance for horror films going into the next decade with Night of the Living Dead. Set in a secluded countryside house, a group of strangers must band together to survive the night as wave after wave of the undead come for their flesh. But does the film deserve the glory it received or should it be left to rot? MovieDude Eric, Kent and Chris find out in the first installment of Arthouse of Horror 2017.

 

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