Film Review: Carrie (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. REVIEW: The Black Saint was around when Brian De Palma unleashed his startling and terrifying vision of Stephen King’s first big literary success, Carrie back in 1976. And I remember the distinct feeling … Continue reading

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CARRIE Headed To Blu-ray And Bringing A New Ending With It

Kimberly Peirce’s take on Stephen King’s CARRIE will be making the trip to home video right after the first of the year. It will be available as a digital download on Jan. 3rd and those wanting a physical copy will need to wait till Jan.14th when the Blu-ray streets. Fans pretty universally panned the theatrical ending so it will be interesting to see this alternate ending and if it changes folk opinion at all on … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 29

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This week, Carrie White goes all super-supernatural on the grue-crew with the release of the Carrie remake from Kimberly Peirce, starring Chloe Grace Moretz. Horror News Radio co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen rant and trash the remake of the Brian De Palma classic wondering what the hell the studio was really trying to accomplish. Instead of a thrilling retelling of the classic Stephen King story, they deliver a mediocre rehash of the … Continue reading

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Here’s A Side Of CARRIE’s Mom We Didn’t See In The Original

The week has finally arrived where the CARRIE remake will finally make its debut and today a new very short, very vague new clip showed up. What we do see is a side of Margret White that wasn’t shown in the original, at least not that I remember. Piper Laurie portrayed her as an over the top religious zealot but not really “crazy” as in “mentally ill” crazy but it looks like the new take … Continue reading

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CARRIE Puts Her Mom In Her Place In This New Clip

Only about a week to go till the remake of CARRIE hits and this morning we’ve got a nice new clip to throw your way. The film opens on Oct. 18th and stars Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore both of whom are featured in this clip: In the film:

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New CARRIE Televison Spot Points Out Her Differences

A new TV spot for CARRIE showed up today and although it doesn’t really show us anything new it’s still very well done and well worth a few minutes of your time. Before you check it out refresh your memory of all the who, what’s and wheres or CARRIE. October 18th brings the release of the remake of the classic Stephen King tale CARRIE. Directed by Kimberly Pierce and starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne … Continue reading

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CARRIE Gets Some New Stills And A Nice New Featurette

With CARRIE’s date with the prom inching ever closer we are all beginning to be treated to more and more goodies from the remake and today I have for you a handful of new images plus a featurette that features some cast interviews and some new footage as well. Let’s get right to it. Here’s the eye candy:

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Film Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Meanwhile, the Red Mist plots an act of revenge that will affect everyone Kick-Ass knows. REVIEW: The first “Kick-Ass (2010)” film caught me by surprise way back in 2010. I thought it was an extremely stylized, hyper violent & enjoyable adaptation of Mark Millar’s original comic. Although it wasn’t a massive hit domestically, … Continue reading

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New Banner Brings CARRIE To Comic Con

Yeah, you can expect a lot of these little short stories from Comic Con over the next few days as SDCC gears up and spits out a literal shit ton of news. Literally every horror property either in production of prepping for release has a panel or event at the con so, let the information landslide begin. First up, a new banner that is making its rounds at the event. This is for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hugo (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: “Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only thing that he has left that connects him to his dead father is an automaton (mechanical man) that doesn’t work without a special key which Hugo needs to find to unlock the … Continue reading

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Maggie (2014)

SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into zombies.

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Carrie Gets a Mother with Julianne Moore

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The Kimberly Pierce remake of Carrie appears to be coming togther quickly with recent news of Chloe Grace Moretz taking the lead as the troubled telekinetic teenager. Now hot on the heels of that news comes the accouncement made that actress Julianne Moore will be playing the role of her mother. This takes previous announcement that Jodie Foster might sign on, out of the running. Whatever the case may be, it’s still a release that … Continue reading

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Chloë Grace Moretz – The New Carrie?

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It’s been reported by Fangoria and elsewhere that Chloë Grace Moretz is to take on the role of the telekinetic title character in a new screen version of Stephen King’s breakthrough novel, “Carrie”. So the poorly received sequel and the even more poorly received TV version didn’t tell them anything? And while Chloë is cool, she’s nothing like the Carrie in King’s novel, unless she puts on a hell of a lot of weight and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Room 6 (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A young woman’s world is turned upside down after a tragic accident steals away her boyfriend. The walls of reality continue to crumble as the troubled woman and a fellow victim try to track down their loved ones at a mysterious hospital which should not exist. REVIEW: “Room 6” just so happens to be one of those films I’ve come back to several times. I rented it in 2006, and just find it perfect … Continue reading

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