For Darren’s Day 2 choice for our October Kingathon, check out his review of Carrie (2013)
Writer: Lawrence D Cohen, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Screenplay) Stephen King (Novel)
Starring: Julianne Moore, Chloe Grace Moretz, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday, Zoe Belkin, Samantha Weinstein, Katie Strain, Karissa Strain, Ansel Elgort
Plot: A re-imagining 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.
There may be spoilers the rest of the review
Verdict: Strong Re-Imagining
Story: Carrie starts by having Margaret White (Moore) giving birth to Carrie and her religious beliefs questioning whether she should keep the baby and use it as a test. Carrie (Moretz) grown into a teenage girl who is an outcast from the rest of the class mates, and much like the original she…
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