The Art of TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: Making Daylight Scary

by Ryan Hollinger

In this video essay, Ryan Hollinger looks at Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, highlighting the film’s tonal authenticity, thanks to the compelling balance between natural and decorated settings, real props, mainly daylight scenes, and an unpredictable editing flow that heightens the movie’s gritty realism.




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