Written January 21, 2013
I love the original and sequel and really liked the remake. The rest I could take or leave. The only reason I entertained the thought of watching this one was for the 3D. There were a couple good scenes of 3D, but not enough to make me want to give this a positive review. None of the characters were likable. I did like how it picked up right after the original. I also liked the cameos from Gunnar and Bill from the originals.The story was so-so though. Long story short, I don't think I'd purchase this when it comes out even if it was on sale cheap. As a long time Chainsaw fan, this didn't impress me. But this is only my opinion. See it if you want, just keep your expectations low.
Written May 03, 2015
To many inconsistencies, like who was that dead woman in the house? What happened to the cop son at the end of movie? And why was that creep killer a victim? Movie all over the place.....hated it
Written July 31, 2015
First Off Let Me Say That I Hate The Fact That Hollywood Has Ran Out Of Ideas And Pretty Much Destroyed Every Horror Classic.But I Have To Say They Did Really Well On This One. This Movie Had A Very Different Concept And Was A Great Creative Spin On The Franchise.It Starts Off By Telling What Happened After Sally Hardesty Escaped In The Original Classic. The Story Is Inspired From Those Events.It Has A Good Story And Alot Of Blood And Guts Which Compliments The TCM Franchise.The Kill Scenes in This Movie Was A Bit Of A Letdown. They Definately Could All Have Been Drawn Out Alot More And Some Creativity Added To Them.The Original Classic Had A Gripping Psychological Impact On You Which All The Remakes Lack Entirely.With All That Said It's Definately A Really Good Movie And Worth Going To See, Just Dont Waste Your Money On 3D Cuz The Effects Was Pathetic.
Written October 05, 2015
I rate this a D. I like that it picks up where the original left off and brings us forward. Beyond that not a lot to cheer about. They story follows the typical formula of getting some attractive young people together and picking them off. The girls are HOT and the guys good looking but beyond that not much to see here. Some characters are here just to over-act it seems (The Mayor and one way too macho cop) Wait for Redbox and save yourself some money.
Written July 04, 2015
I wasn't expecting much going into the film, but the prologue was quite striking with it's 3D transfer of highlights from the 1974 original (sometimes I thought I was looking at original footage, sometimes modern reenactments--I wasn't really sure).There's an hour of pretty gory, lifeless storytelling about four people travelling to Newt, Texas to reclaim the legacy of the heroine, but the last hour is the stuff of cult movie legend. Some opportunities for spectacular 3D effects are missed, but overall, the 3D is pretty good and worth the extra cash. Overall, it's an inconsistent film of highs and lows: at it's worst, it's mind-numbingly dull; at it's best it's very everything you want from a horror film.