The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and dvd covers

“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” draws its strength from the social loosening which prevailed in the United States after a series of political disasters. Intervention in Vietnam, Watergate, the oil crisis, and finally the protracted deadlock with the Soviets made the idealistic vision of America as a world policeman fell with a thud. A reflection of these concerns was, among other things film Hooper, who was one of the first turned his camera toward the inner rot, has for years hindered corset McCarthyzmu consuming society. Continue reading