THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, PART TWO
1986, Park Circus/MGM, 89 min, USA, Dir: Tobe Hooper

Director Tobe Hooper trades gritty reality and unease for satire and stylized visuals in this very different but no less assured sequel to his original masterpiece. Dennis Hopper plays a Texas lawman on the trail of Leatherface and his clan, who have found a way to profit from their homicidal tendencies: the creation of prize-winning chili made from their victims.


THE FUNHOUSE
1981, Universal, 96 min, USA, Dir: Tobe Hooper

This stylish and atmospheric slasher from American master of horror Tobe Hooper centers on four teenagers who unwisely set up camp at a carnival funhouse for a night of cheap thrills. The sleepover quickly becomes a deadly nightmare as the kids realize they are being stalked by a ghastly carnival freak - who shows no lack of creativity when it comes to carnival props doubling as slaughter weapons.


POLTERGEIST
1982, Warner Bros., 114 min, USA, Dir: Tobe Hooper

The Freeling family’s normal life is shattered when malevolent forces kidnap 5-year-old Carol Anne (Heather O’Rourke), forcing her desperate parents to seek assistance from a team of academic ghost hunters and a wacky psychic dwarf. With Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Dominique Dunne, Beatrice Straight and Zelda Rubenstein.


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