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Play It Again – Carrie

Play It Again – Carrie. Starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, and Betty Buckley. Directed by Brian De Palma. Rated R. By Simon Miraudo. Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it […]

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Teaser Debut: Carrie

The first teaser for Kimberly Peirce’s Carrie remake offers only a glimpse of the prom night from hell, ending in a blood-soaked Chloe Grace Moretz. The film is among a growing list of remakes fans didn’t ask for, but the Boys Don’t Cry director is betting all her chips on the casting of young Moretz, […]

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First look at Chloë Moretz and Julianne Moore in Carrie

We’ve got our first images from Kimberly Peirce‘s remake of Carrie, and they’re suitably blood-strewn. EW offer up a look at Chloë Grace Moretz as the eponymous teenager, moments after being shamed at the school prom (prepare for the telekinetic revenge, kids!). The image of Sissy Spacek similarly drenched in pig’s blood is the most iconic from […]

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Chloe Moretz, Jodie Foster, and Julianne Moore in consideration for Carrie remake

MGM is aiming high with their Carrie remake, appealing to some of the most in-demand young actresses for the role of the titular telekinetic teenager. According to Vulture, atop director Kimberly Peirce‘s wishlist is Chloë Grace Moretz (Hugo) and Haley Bennett (The Hole). Dakota Fanning, Lily Collins, and Aussies Emily Browning and Bella Heathcote are also in contention […]

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Hailee Steinfeld to star in Carrie remake?

Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) is reportedly being considered to star in the newly-announced remake of Carrie. According to Cinema Blend, the producers want Hailee to star as the eponymous telekinetic high schooler who takes revenge on her abusive classmates at prom. Sissy Spacek earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Brian DePalma‘s 1976 original. The […]

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Death of the party – Get Low review

Get Low – Starring Robert Duvall, Bill Murray and Sissy Spacek. Directed by Aaron Schneider. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. T.S. Eliot said the world would end “not with a bang but with a whimper”. That certainly seemed true this past weekend, when evangelist Harold Camping’s prediction of a fire-and-brimstone rapture engulfing the entire universe […]

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Carrie remake in the works

MGM and Screen Gems are teaming up to bring Stephen King’s first published novel – Carrie – back to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (the playwright hired to fix the super-maligned musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark) will adapt King’s book for the screen. Carrie was previously adapted in 1976 […]

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