directed by Tobe Hooper
Though his profile may not be as high as Freddy, Jason or Michael, Leatherface remains one of the strangest horror killers to exist — because of his mental state, he’s basically a 3 year old boy in a gigantic body. Because of this, I’ve always found him sympathetic, even with his horrific acts. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is one of the most affective films ever made. Despite being nearly bloodless, whenever I watch this film I walk away from it thinking I’ve seen the goriest film I’ve ever seen. Director Tobe Hooper achieves this with bizarre set environments and a completely anarchic sensibility without much else. Modern horror films could really learn something from this flick.