For Darren’s Day 1 choice for our October Kingathon, check out his review of Carrie (1976)
Writer: Lawrence D Cohen (Screenplay) Stephen King (Novel)
Starring: Sissy Spacek, John Travolta, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, William Katt, Nancy Allen, Betty Buckley
Plot: A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school’s prom by a humiliating prank.
There may be spoilers the rest of the review
Verdict: The Beginning of the Masters Work
Story: Carrie starts with an all girls gym class and we meet our social outcast Carrie White (Spacek) who ends up not understanding about her first period, leading to all the other girls taking a chance to bully her, but in this scene we get a first glimpse of what Carrie is capable of as she blows out the lights in the locker room.
Carrie is controlled by…
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