Leatherface 2017 film review. Produced by Millennium Film. Distribution by Lionsgate. Directed by Juilen Maury, Alexandre Bustillo. R rated, certificate 18, running time 87 minutes.
|Leatherface released on DVD and BLURAY on Monday 8th January.|
and Clarice ( Jessica Chapman) who take a nurse Lizzy( Vanessa Grasse) hostage, and then go on a killing spree across rural Texas. With Jedidiah being the man of reason, and far from the killer he is supposed to morph into later, with his simpleton friend Budd, and actually caring for nurse Lizzy, trying to let her escape many times. With a police chief on their tails who has a deep hatred of the Sawyer clan, convinced the killing spree is caused by Jedidiah, when Ike and Clarice are the real killers. What we have left is a road/ chase movie, showing the cops to be the bad guys, and Intimidators, forcing Jedidiah into a killer.
This is once again another poor attempt to reinvent the franchise, with this movie so called sitting at the front with Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Then Texas Chainsaw completing the trilogy. With still only Tobe Hoppers movie standing out, with every failed one since, like Alien Covenant of late, stop making these movies, as they will never better their originals.
A poor movie, although very bloody and violent, is a disappointment to say the least.
*DVD extras include.
Behind the bloody mask: making of Leatherface.