Tobe Hooper
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Reviews // 4 Articles

'Poltergeist': Home Sweet Hell
27 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

James Kahn’s version of Poltergeist is a rare example of a book written after a movie is released, which results in a riveting read.


'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Remains the Ultimate Revisionist Western 40 Years Later
29 Sep 2014 // 8:10 PM

It opens with images of mortality and ends with a monster’s operatic dance with a chain saw under a deathly, brooding Texas sun—it’s about America, man.

'Lifeforce' Is a Rollercoaster Ride with Aliens, Vampires, Zombies and More
12 Aug 2013 // 10:10 PM

Although I fully appreciate and enjoy the creepiness and morbid elegance of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, I firmly believe that Lifeforce is a more complex, stylish, and electrifying film.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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