The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

 Product Details

Product Type
DVD

Origin
Thailand

UPC/EAN/Barcode
8858764700726

Distributor
XXX World Movie Legends (?)

Contents
» 1 Disc
» Keepcase
» Slipcase

Out of Print
No

Still in Collection
Yes

Purchased At
www.ethaicd.com


 Disc 1

Type
DVD, R0, PAL


 Movie Details

Original Title
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Alternate Title
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Year
1974

Director
Tobe Hooper

Cast
Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain, William Vail, Teri McMinn, Edwin Neal, Jim Siedow, Gunnar Hansen, John Dugan, Robert Courtin, William Creamer, John Henry Faulk, Jerry Green, Ed Guinn, Joe Bill Hogan

IMDb
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072271/


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 Video Review

 Discjunkie's Comments

Packaging / Design

When it comes to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre there's just no end to the countless issues, re-issues, anniversary editions and continously fresh takes on how to package this one of a kind horror classic. This Thailand release doesn't pack a punch like most of the anniverary editions and quite frankly it doesn't seem to have been marketed in any kind of special way...

... but on the other hand why should it? The packaging is nothing but a keepcase in a slipcase but at the same time the cover art really caught my eye as it's one of the few completely unique and unused designs I've seen for a long long time. And I like it. I don't know what it is but to me it just looks weird. It's almost like an ad for toys or something. The chainsaw inspires little fear even if it's shown sawing the thai translation in half and overall it's just a very odd blend of styles.

The cartoonish and painted characters look ugly and awesome at the same time and some of the details have even been embossed. The keepcase comes with exactly the same artwork as the outer sleeve but considering the price tag I certainly didn't expect anything else.

But that's it, yet another release on the shelf and defenitely one of the strangest cover designs I've seen in a while so I'm happy.


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