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Movie Review: Carrie

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , , on 10/18/2013 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Judy Greer, Gabriella Wilde

Rated R for bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content, Running time 100 minutes, Drama/Horror

Compare to: The Craft (1996), Psycho, (1998), Let Me In (2010)

Interesting question to pose, the “What do you get for the man who has everything?” In Carrie‘s case, “What do you say about the 2013 movie that’s been out since 1976?”

Aside from decent performances and special effects that are on par, everything you see here will only feel new to those it must be geared toward- younger audiences that don’t have to see the original when they can just wait for the inevitable remake. Other than that, don’t bother watching a film that’s nearly a carbon copy of it’s predecessor. Continue reading

Written Rant: Evil Dead/Carrie Remakes

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 10/16/2012 by McCutcheon

I love the Evil Dead movies. Not so much Army of Darkness as much even though that seems to be what the majority of the fanbase latched onto in the series. It was only a matter of time before they remade it and they’d been talking about it for years. I just got wind that it’s been in production and they’ve just released a photo of one of the Deadites in the basement. She looks like Linda Blair in The Exorcist. It’s not that this picture alone looks stupid but everything I’m seeing about it (cast, crew, plot) makes me think this is going to be one of those remakes that uses the name, certain key moments, and then abandons all else because who cares, it’s money.

I don’t know what to think in situations like these. Universally, globally, there are a million other things going on in my life that take precedence over this but I still can’t help but be annoyed. This, and I’m having a case of writer’s block today and this is something of a cure. Continue reading