Leatherface Reviews

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October 19, 2017
Some things should just be left alone.
October 18, 2017
Directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo lay on visual style as thick as the corn syrup used for their buckets of fake blood while Lili Taylor and Stephen Dorff try in vain to lend dignity to the film's lousy, anemic premise.
October 18, 2017
The effect of the film is the same as the deflating effect of explaining a joke; it completely miscalculates the phenomenon of the audience's original reaction.
October 17, 2017
Leatherface is an origin story that attempts to carve new mythos for one of horror's mightiest legends, but ends up leaning on franchise references and bleakness to an unnecessary fault.
October 16, 2017
It may sound oxymoronic to criticize a movie like "Leatherface" for being depraved and mean-spirited, but this particular installment is ugly and distasteful in a way the previous seven entries were not.
October 15, 2017
Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury's anonymous work here could've been overseen by any hipster looking to make a mark at Platinum Dunes.
October 6, 2017
Leatherface feels like a huge missed opportunity cut up by overthinking something.
September 22, 2017
As someone who has spent so much of my life invested in this horrific world and these larger-than-life characters, I personally could not get past the ridiculousness that is the last 20 minutes of Leatherface. Such a bummer, indeed.
September 21, 2017
Two decades after co-starring in one of the defining mid-'90s indie films, Lili Taylor and Stephen Dorff ended up in Bulgaria yelling at each other and getting covered in sticky Karo syrup and having more fun, I hope, than I did.
September 17, 2017
Easily earns the dubious title of the worst Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie.
August 29, 2017
Although French directing duo Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury add some extra griminess and the central mystery is clever enough, Leatherface never truly escapes just how pointless and misaligned its whole set-up is.
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