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Texas Chainsaw Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
May 16, 2013
The gore is plentiful, the acting is solid, and Leatherface is a monster once again.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
February 1, 2013
Texas Chainsaw immediately establishes itself as a significant improvement over the various other entries in this enduring franchise...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers
January 10, 2013
"Texas Chainsaw 3D" is not a very original slasher film. It mostly serves fans of the horror genre with its stereotypical characters and gore.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Michael Nordine
Willamette Week
January 9, 2013
An artless exercise, but also sporadically successful in its attempts to expand on the Leatherface mythos in a new-ish way.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 8, 2013
Maybe it's due to ... lowered expectations, but I found "Texas Chainsaw 3-D" a mildly entertaining way to pass an hour and a half on a cold winter afternoon.
Full Review | Original Score: C

Sky Movies
January 5, 2013
That it heads off the beaten track is to its credit - this is a farily self-aware affair - despite the ludicrous nature of the events.
Kevin Carr
Fat Guys at the Movies
January 4, 2013
Make no mistake: Texas Chainsaw 3D is a terrible movie, but it delivers better than any other follow-up to the original film. I have to admit I had a lot of fun watching it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nick Rogers
January 4, 2013
In such slabs of beef, there's always going to be gristle. At least Luessenhop and company cut around most of it and sear in enough seasoning to serve something that, as cheapie-roadside cinematic meals go, is surprisingly digestible.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Joe Leydon
January 4, 2013
A better-than-average horror-thriller that relies more on potent suspense than graphic savagery or stereoscopic tricks.
Rob Vaux
January 4, 2013
It's kind of surprising. And interesting. And even entertaining after a fashion, if your idea of entertainment involves warranty-voiding uses of the Black & Decker catalog.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
William Bibbiani
January 4, 2013
An enjoyable sequel that could never live up to the legacy of the original film, and to its credit doesn't try to, but does at least rinse out the sour taste of the Platinum Dunes installments.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
January 4, 2013
Is this a great film? Not even close! How about an enjoyable entry in a decent horror series? I reckon it is!
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Dustin Putman
January 3, 2013
Will no doubt divide audiences, even within die-hard fan circles, but it is almost always preferable to take chances than to repeat old tropes with no concern for putting a spin on things.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jordan Hoffman
January 3, 2013
It is every 16 year-old's rite of passage to sneak into an R-rated slasher, get grossed out by blood, turned on by boobs and shout back at the screen. To that end, 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' is a worthy claimant to the franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Chris Stuckmann
April 23, 2015
The trend lately in Hollywood is that the first weekend in January belongs to horror. Unfortunately for us, it's subpar horror.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
March 21, 2014
Characters usually suffer their terrible fates through blatant stupidity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
James Luxford
The National (UAE)
October 18, 2013
embarrasses a horror icon
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Chris Sawin
May 14, 2013
With acting that falls way under the bar, poorly written characters, a ten year gap that everyone ignores, and a pretty laughable storyline, Texas Chainsaw is somewhat watchable thanks to the legacy its built on that it nearly pisses all over.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Bill Gibron
Film Racket
May 5, 2013
There's a great deal of potential in the approach. The execution, however, is half-baked and half-assed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
February 15, 2013
It deserves a modicum of credit for actually making you despise a chainsaw-wielding maniac less than a bunch of lowlife redneck scum.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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