The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
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its like a comedy-gore sequel, not even a little scary, but yes, so funny.
The original Texas Chainsaw Massacre is an undisputed classic. Part 2, made 12 years later, has director Tobe Hooper working within that decade's slicker aesthetic to create something that's just as demented, but not as satisfying. The sequel starts like a more conventional slasher thriller - give or take Leatherface attacking a moving car with his chainsaw - starring Dennis Hopper as a vengeful connection to the earlier victims, and Caroline Williams as the scream queen/radio DJ who means to help him. But once we move to the cannibal family's new hide-out, it's the grandest of all Gignols, a Goonies adventure dressed in gore, and Williams screams her head off almost consistently through the last act. It's a very believable scream, but through overuse, goes from disconcerting to simply annoying. Similarly, there are a couple of very broad performances in the film that are very irritating. The giggling frat bro dies early on, but "Chop Top" lasts a long longer and is intolerable. That said, Hooper is the kind of horror director who feels a deep need to show you things you've never seen before, and that's as true here as in the original despite it being a derivation.
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