News flash: Horror icon Leatherface was an abused child, and if other kids had just been nicer when he was an awkward, self-loathing tyke, there never would have been even one
chainsaw massacre, let alone six. That's the sum total of what this coarse prequel to 2003's remake of THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE has to offer. That, and an explanation as to how murderous Sheriff Hoyt got his badge and uniform, plus lots of tedious running, hiding and screaming interspersed with sadistically unpleasant — which is not to say imaginative — sequences in which various ill-fated individuals are tortured and killed. Texas, 1939: A slaughterhouse meatpacker collapses at work...