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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Reviews

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Pete Hammond
Maxim

If you are into extremes this ultra-violent blood feast is probably just your ticket.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

October 9, 2006
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

What about the kid's formative years? Now *that* might have made for a movie. Instead we get another pack of kids ripe for ever more gruesomely depicted slaughter...

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C+

October 7, 2006
Luke Y. Thompson
LYTRules.com

Most slasher sequels are just lame retreads; this is a retread, but it's well shot and acted, even when the onscreen logic is odd.

Full Review Source: LYTRules.com

October 7, 2006
Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

A top-notch grindhouse flick perfect for the Halloween season. It's also the best this series has seen in twenty years.

Full Review Source: DustinPutman.com | Original Score: 3/4

October 7, 2006
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

The most brutal Massacre since the 1974 original.

Full Review Source: Juicy Cerebellum | Original Score: 7/10

October 6, 2006
Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

Ermey again easily steals the show as the redneck 'sheriff' from hell.

Full Review Source: FulvueDrive-in.com | Original Score: 5/10

October 6, 2006
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Rest assured you've seen it all before.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 6, 2006
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

R. Lee Ermey's performance at the patriarch is impressively nutso. In every other respect, though, this is a redundant and deeply unpleasant movie.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 1/4

October 6, 2006
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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It's as remorseless and disheartening as any of the others, more gory and less scary.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1/5

October 6, 2006
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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No character, no commentary. Just slice-and-dice, pare-and-scare, scream-and-run and fall-and-die.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 1/4

October 6, 2006
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning misses everything that made the first one eat into your spine like meningitis.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

October 6, 2006
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Jonathan Liebesman's prequel to Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror classic is just another trip down a very dusty road.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 6, 2006
Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times
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Apart from reviving the original Massacre's pervasive sense of Nixon-era malaise, it doesn't offer much in the way of satisfying origins.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 6, 2006
Alex Markerson
E! Online

Ever gone into a movie knowing exactly what's going to happen and still been scared by it? Yeah, me neither.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: D

October 6, 2006
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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If watching people having their faces cut off, getting their legs amputated and having their throats tenderly slit is your idea of a horrific good time, you'll certainly get your money's worth here.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1/4

October 6, 2006
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

We may not have seen the end of this nascent franchise, but the beginning leaves depressingly little hope for improvement.

Full Review Source: Flipside Movie Emporium | Original Score: D

October 6, 2006
Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

The most disturbing notion that lingers in the mind of anyone who'll see Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning is that the franchise may have even more to offer.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 6, 2006
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies

There is truly nothing to enjoy about Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, from its disappointingly unoriginal opening to the absurdly violent, equally disappointing cop-out ending.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 0.5/5

October 6, 2006
Scott Weinberg
Cinematical

While I wouldn't call it a terrible entry in the series, The Beginning is just a bit too dry, obvious and familiar to generate much enthusiasm.

Full Review Source: Cinematical | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 6, 2006
Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com

Is this the 'Beginning' of the end for this franchise?

Full Review Source: Horror.com

October 6, 2006
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