Yes, folks, that's a "Chain Saw" you're seeing in that headline. That's how The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was released and that's how they're spelling it out now with the 40th anniversary restoration screening poised to tour around the country. ("Chainsaw" just became the popular go-to spelling.)
Shock has received a breakdown of cities and theaters playing this new print. A fresh trailer has been cooked up as well, so dig in!
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 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
This is the only transfer of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre to go back to the original 16mm A/B rolls, the actual film that rolled through the cameras.The restoration of the film, overseen by Todd Wieneke of Dark Sky Films, took place at NOLO Digital Film in Chicago with the use of an ARRISCAN Film Scanner.