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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

While out driving with my father-in-law earlier this summer, he decided to take me on a short detour past the Dodge Correctional Institution in Waupun, Wisconsin – once known as the Central State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. This, he … Continue reading

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The Funhouse (1981)

Before Poltergeist (1982), Tobe Hooper was a director of low-budget horror films whose reputation was built on the notoriety of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), an expertly crafted terror machine. After Poltergeist, things got messy: the film was a … Continue reading

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