INCREDIBLE New ‘Texas Chainsaw Masscare Part 2′ Blu-ray Hits Horror Fans in the Heart!

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Arrow Video has announced the absolutely jam-packed UK Blu-ray release of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 for , priced at around £34.99.

Directed again by Tobe Hooper, “Young DJ Vantia Block is hosting a music show when two renegade hoodlums phone her and start making trouble. The situation changes rapidly as the kids drive to a passageway and get sawed to pieces by Leatherface while the shocked DJ listens the kids’ screams. Local sheriff approaches Block and convinces her to play the recording made from the phone call on radio, hoping that the killers would show up.

Details of bonus material can be found below, along with the artwork.

3-Disc Limited Edition Set Features

High Definition digital transfers of three Tobe Hooper films
Original uncompressed audio tracks for all films
Limited Edition Packaging, newly illustrated by Justin Erickson
Individually Numbered #/10,000 Certificate
Exclusive Limited Edition Extras

DISC 1 – THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation from a digital transfer supervised by Director of Photography Richard Kooris
Original uncompressed Stereo 2.0 audio • Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Audio commentary with director and co-writer Tobe Hooper, moderated by David Gregory • Audio commentary with stars Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams and special-effects legend Tom Savini, moderated by Michael Felsher
“It Runs in the Family” – A 6-part documentary looking at the genesis, making-of and enduring appeal of Hooper’s film, with interviews including star Bill Johnson, co-writer L. M. Kit Carson, Richard Kooris, Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams, Tom Savini, production designer Cary White and more!
Alternate Opening sequence with different musical score
Deleted scenes
“Still Feelin’ the Buzz” – Interview with horror expert Stephen Thrower, author of Nightmare USA
Cutting Moments with Bob Elmore – Interview with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2’s stuntman
Gallery featuring never-before-published behind-the-scenes images
Original Trailer

DISC 2 [BLU-RAY] & DISC 3 [DVD] – TOBE HOOPER’S EARLY WORKS – LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition (DVD) presentation of two of Tobe Hooper’s early works restored by Watchmaker Films with Tobe Hooper, available on home video for the first time in the world
The Heisters (1965) – Tobe Hooper’s early short film restored in HD from original elements [10 mins]
Eggshells (1970) – Tobe Hooper’s debut feature restored in HD from original elements [90 mins]
Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Audio Commentary on Eggshells by Tobe Hooper
In Conversation with Tobe Hooper – the legendary horror director speaks about his career from Eggshells to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
Trailer Reel of all the major works by Tobe Hooper

100-PAGE BOOK – LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE

Exclusive perfect-bound book covering everything you wanted to know about Tobe Hooper, chainsaws and more! Featuring new writing on the director’s early works by Brad Stevens, an investigation of Tobe Hooper’s three-picture Cannon deal by Calum Waddell, new writing on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 by John Kenneth Muir, a look at the film’s long battle with the BBFC and an exclusive interview with Hooper by Stefan Jaworzyn, author of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Companion, rounded off with an appraisal of the highs and lows of the Texas Chainsaw franchise by Joel Harley, all illustrated with archive stills.

 
  • wildgator25

    I vividly remember a 13 year old boy anxiously waiting this movie’s release on VHS. I just knew this movie was going to scare the ever loving shit out of me, especially after seeing that trailer and you know, back then, believing the original was “real”.

    WHAT A FUCKING CROCK OF SHITPOOP!

    Don’t get me wrong, that movie was full of laughs, but Tobe Hooper lost all his credibility to me when he released that crap. I don’t know who forced him away from the potential he had in the palm of his hands, but I only wish time could be turned back and erase what came to be. The “heroine” also belongs in the “10 Annoying Horror Final Girls” article. Fucking Slim…. what kinda name is that anyway…. Darling?

    • GerryButton

      When he made it I was always under the assumption that rather than try to top the last film he just went balls deep and had fun with it. It would have been pretty challenging to create a sequel to the first film and maintain the same chilling and gritty atmosphere it had.

      I love this film, and always have. In high school, me and my friends got together every Friday night, rented some movies and kept this one on the coffee table in reach in case what we got was crap.