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Bunheads actress Bailey Buntain has been cast in Lifetime's Flowers in the Attic sequel, Petals on the Wind, which picks up ten years after the kids escaped the attic. Buntain will play Carrie, the surviving Dollanganger twin whose brother Corey died in the first film after being slowly poisoned by his mother's arsenic doughnuts. Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn will reprise their roles as TV's most twisted child tormentors, and Rose McIver and Wyatt Nash will play sibs turned lovers Cathy and Chris (replacing Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka and Mason Dye).This means Amy Sherman-Palladino will totally tune in. Buntain's former boss once told us all about her deep familiarity with the V.C. Andrews series — "Porn for teenage girls! Remember those kids living in the attic for years? The brother and sister are having sex. It was just the dirtiest!" — and explained its unlikely connection to Bunheads: After the traumatizing events of Flowers, »
- Denise Martin
Looking back over the year at what films moved and impressed us, it is clear that watching old films is a crucial part of making new films meaningful. Thus, the annual tradition of our end of year poll, which calls upon our writers to pick both a new and an old film: they were challenged to choose a new film they saw in 2013—in theaters or at a festival—and creatively pair it with an old film they also saw in 2013 to create a unique double feature.
All the contributors were given the option to write some text explaining their 2013 fantasy double feature. What's more, each writer was given the option to list more pairings, with or without explanation, as further imaginative film programming we'd be lucky to catch in that perfect world we know doesn't exist but can keep dreaming of every time we go to the movies.
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