Welcome to a new episode of THE BEST HORROR MOVIE YOU NEVER SAW, where we take a look at some of the horror films of yore that don’t get the love we think they deserve. This week we’re taking a good, long look at Tobe Hooper’s deranged EATEN ALIVE (WATCH IT HERE), his followup to the iconic TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE!
EATEN ALIVE isn’t as well known or well regarded as TCM, but it’s just as dirty, disturbing and harrowing, featuring a terrific cast that includes Nevill Brand, Robert Englund, Mel Ferrer, William Finley and Marilyn Burns.
Here’s the synopsis:
Deep in the Louisiana bayou sits the ramshackle Starlight Hotel, destination of choice for those who like to check in but not check out! Presided over by the bumbling, mumbling Judd (and his pet croc which he keeps in a large pond out front), the patron of this particular establishment