The Rabid Dog’s House is a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where contributor Justin Steele uncovers hidden gems, lost classics, and overlooked indie offerings with a little bite. Flying solo or with his co-host Zena Dixon, he will discuss an array of topics covering film, literature, and television. Check out the latest installment below. In this episode we’re looking back at 1995’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation!
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation is directed by co-writer of the original 1974 classic, Kim Henkel, and stars Renee Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey. Jenny (Zellweger) is preparing for a harmless night out at a school dance. After a car accident leaves Jenny and three of her friends stranded, the teens soon come face to face with the infamous Leatherface and his disturbed family.
This fourth installment of the franchise sits at the heart of the series. A perfect blend of the crazy suspense of the terrifying entries combined with the over-the-top macabre comedy of other series installments, this feature represents everything that fans love about Leatherface and his twisted family. Ultimately, this sequel is for the horror fan looking for nothing more than pure entertainment.