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Carrie (2013)

A reimagining 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

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Horror Honeys
Is it better than the original? Of course not. Brian De Palma's Carrie had the benefit of shock and suspense; even those who had read the book had never felt the full visceral impact of actually watching Carrie White experience both her greatest moment of triumph and humiliation at the high school prom.
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RJ Bayley
The story doesn’t take any real deviation from the original, however this is no bad thing. It is still a very strong strong story, which bears repeating to a younger audience who may find the bouffant hair-dos, music, film quality and flared jeans of the original make it inaccessible.
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Scare Tissue
The scenes between Carrie and her mom are phenomenal. Both actresses play well off each other, and both emit real emotion from the script. These scenes are the truly scary parts of the movie as Mrs. White manages to hide both the abuse to herself and her daughter in plain sight of the town.
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