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8 items from 2014


For Your Bucket List: New L.A. ‘Carrie’ Promises to Be ‘Immersive’

15 August 2014 7:18 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Got blood? For its upcoming production of Carrie: The Musical, Southeast L.A.’s La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts plans to convert its space on La Mirada Boulevard into Ewan High School. The “immersive theater” event will put audience members at the center of the action. Producers Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman, and The Transfer Group are mounting the environmental staging, beginning  March 12, 2015, with an official opening night set for March 18, 2015.

Based on the Stephen King novel, the musical is by the 1976 film’s original screenwriter Lawrence D. Cohen, with music by Academy Award winner Michael Gore (Fame, Terms Of Endearment), and lyrics by Academy Award winner Dean Pitchford (Fame, Footloose). Brady Schwind will stage the show, with choreography by Imara Quinonez.

“The story of Carrie has endured in the popular consciousness for decades, but no one has ever experienced it from this point of view, »

- Jeremy Gerard

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De Palma’s ‘Carrie’: a simple story transformed into a visual masterpiece

21 May 2014 4:00 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Carrie

Written by Lawrence D. Cohen

Directed by Brian De Palma

USA, 1976

It was the first film to be adapted from a Stephen King novel. Its leading ladies were acclaimed for their career-defining performances, and the film pushed its relatively unknown supporting cast into the limelight. It is one of the very few horror films to be recognised at the Academy Awards and has sincere spawned a musical, remakes, and a sequel.  However, 40 years on since the publication of the original novel, nothing has captured the sheer horror of Brian De Palma’s 1976 film adaptation. So, what is it about Carrietta “Carrie” White that makes her so special?

The film itself has a simple premise: Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) is a socially awkward teenage girl, abused by her unstable mother and mocked by her peers. She is invited to the school prom in a rare act of kindness, only to »

- Katie Wong

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Wamg Gets Bloody At The Carrie Press Day

30 January 2014 7:16 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Fear her power! Unleash the telekinetic horror with Carrie on Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD now from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. In celebration of Carrie’s home release I sat down with director Kimberly Peirce to talk about the film… and they also dumped a giant bucket of blood on my pretty blue hair. Nothing can prepare you for how cold and thick that blood is. You can see me cringe! Check it out below.

Carrie is a reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Directed by Kimberly Peirce and produced by Kevin Misher, with a screenplay by Lawrence D. Cohen and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the film is a »

- Melissa Howland

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Interview: Carrie Director Kimberly Peirce

26 January 2014 7:28 AM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Carrie is a classic horror tale of teen revenge and rejection known for it’s iconic blood-dump prom scene. A new re-imagining of Carrie is out on Blu-Ray and DVD now. The film is based on the novel by Stephen King and the script is adapted by Lawrence D. Cohen and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The Blu-Ray includes a chilling alternate ending not seen in theaters as well as a “Bringing Back Carrie” Featurette, deleted scenes, “The Power of Telekinesis”, and footage of the Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise viral video with a staged telekenisis outburst in a cafe with real patron reactions. The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass 2, Dark Shadows) and  [ Read More ]

The post Interview: Carrie Director Kimberly Peirce appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Laura Gaddy

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Dread Central Gore Whore Vanessa Gomez Gets Bloody for Carrie

16 January 2014 2:20 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Our very own Vanessa Gomez had the opportunity to sit down with director Kim Peirce about the Blu-ray release of Carrie (review) but that's not all! She actually got a chance to re-enact the iconic blood dump scene and we have videos and images of all the bloody fun!

Honestly? We couldn't be more proud of Vanessa. She showed up in full prom regalia and went for it! And... you can see "her dirty pillows"! Check out all of the goods below.

Carrie is a reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Directed by Kimberly Peirce and produced by Kevin Misher, with a screenplay by Lawrence D. Cohen and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the »

- Uncle Creepy

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Watch MovieWeb's Brian Gallagher Get Bloody for Carrie

16 January 2014 2:01 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

During a press event for Carrie, which is now available on Blu-ray and DVD, our own Brian Gallagher was invited to a Hollywood studio where a bucket of fake blood was dumped on his head, just like the iconic scene in the horror remake. Obviously, his acting skills aren't nearly as good as Chloe Moretz's, but you can take a look to see his reaction as the blood is literally spilled. You can also clickHere to read our interview with director Kimberly Peirce, and take a look at the special features details below.

Carrie is a reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloe Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Directed by Kimberly Peirce and produced by Kevin Misher, »

- MovieWeb

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Alternate Carrie Ending Leaks Online

14 January 2014 6:11 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The much talked about alternate ending of Kim Peirce's Carrie remake has leaked online and we have you chance to see it right here before it gets inevitably yanked. Check it out!

From the Press Release

Fear her power! Unleash the telekinetic horror when Carrie debuts on Digital HD January 3 and on Blu-ray and DVD January 14 from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. An exhilarating reimagining of Stephen King’s iconic best-seller from director Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry, Stop-Loss), this tale of small town terror stars Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass 2, Dark Shadows) and Julianne Moore (Don Jon, Game Change).

Carrie is a reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. »

- Uncle Creepy

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Win a Copy of Carrie on Blu-ray

2 January 2014 7:00 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Here it is, kids! The first contest of 2014! On tap right now is your chance to score a copy of Kimberly Peirce's remake of Carrie (review) on Blu-ray along with a cup of warm pig's blood. Okay, so maybe we're kidding about the blood... but still!

To enter for your chance to win, just send us an E-mail Here including your Full Name And Mailing Address. We’ll take care of the rest.

From the Press Release

Fear her power! Unleash the telekinetic horror when Carrie debuts on Digital HD January 3 and on Blu-ray and DVD January 14 from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. An exhilarating reimagining of Stephen King’s iconic best-seller from director Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry, Stop-Loss), this tale of small town terror stars Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass 2, Dark Shadows) and Julianne Moore (Don Jon, Game Change).

Carrie is a reimagining »

- Uncle Creepy

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