With the release of 'Texas Chainsaw 3D,' 10 long-running scary film series
that hold up
By Glenn Kenny
Special to MSN Movies
Horror fans who value originality are either the world's smallest or most
underserved group of movie lovers. What other genre is so prone to rote,
lifeless, mayhem-filled retreads and reboots than this one? This month sees the
release of a 3-D "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" sequel. Past experience teaches the
horror movie lover to maybe expect the worst. But not all horror franchises are,
or were, bad news. As much as we take a cynical attitude to sequels and reboots,
there is a reason for hope to spring eternal. Ten such examples follow.
'Texas Chainsaw 3D' is out in theaters Jan. 4.
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