21 November 2012 11:46 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

In 2013, MGM and Screen Gems are set to release a remake of the beloved horror classic Carrie with Chloe Moretz taking the place of Sissy Spacek. This has some fans of the original film and Stephen King novel asking "why?" Brian De Palma's original 1976 film captured the telekinetic teen story completely and artfully. Its 90-minute run time almost feels too long to cover the tiny plot line, yet the film holds our attention from start to finish. He does not dawdle, instead De Palma moves swiftly from one iconic scene to the next. The film is thick with themes of innocence, guilt, blood, and sexuality all of which play into the ethos of the story, blanket the screen and allow the film to rise above the usual King adaptation. Read on! Re-envisioning this powerful story may be near impossible due to the emotional experience most viewers received, but when »

- Tyler Wantuch

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