‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Celebrates Restoration With New Trailer For Theatrical Re-Release

Written by on June 18, 2014 

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After screening at SXSW and stopping by Cannes (with an introduction from Nicolas Winding Refn), one of the scariest, most grisly films ever made is returning to theaters. Tobe Hooper‘s 1974 classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre recently went under a five-month process of digitally scanning and correcting Hooper’s original 16mm A/B rolls, thanks to NOLO Digital Film in Chicago.

It’s now ready for its theatrical release, which kicks off next week at Film Society of Lincoln Center and will continue throughout the summer. With Hooper stating it’s “absolutely the best the film has ever looked,” the new print features a 4K scan and a newly re-mastered 7.1 soundtrack. To celebrate its restoration, we’ve now got a fantastic new trailer that can be see below.

June 21
New York, Film Society of Lincoln Center

June 27
New York, IFC Center

June 27
Boston, Coolidge Corner

July 4
Richardson, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 11
Portland, Hollywood Theatre
Houston, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Kalamazoo, MI, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Winchester, VA, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Washington, DC, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 18
Austin, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Slaughter Lane)
Littleton, CO, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Winston-Salem, NC, a/perture
Eugene, OR, Bijou Metro
Tulsa, OK, Circle Cinema

July 19
Yonkers, NY, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 25
Kansas City, MO, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

July 25
Lubbock, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
New Braunfels, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
San Antonio, TX, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Westlakes)
Nashville, TN, Belcourt

August 1
Seattle, WA, SIFF Cinema

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