Carrie 2013

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A sheltered high school girl unleashes her newly developed telekinetic powers after she is pushed too far by her peers.

Starring:
Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore
Rental Formats:
DVD, Blu-ray

Product Details

Discs
  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 1 hour 40 minutes
Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Judy Greer, Gabriella Wilde, Michelle Nolden, Alex Russell
Director Kimberly Peirce
Genres Horror
Studio 20th Century Fox
Rental release 30 May 2014
Main languages English
Dubbing German
Subtitles Danish, Finnish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Hearing impaired subtitles English
Discs
  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 1 hour 40 minutes
Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Judy Greer, Gabriella Wilde, Michelle Nolden, Alex Russell
Director Kimberly Peirce
Genres Horror
Studio 20th Century Fox
Rental release 30 May 2014
Main languages English
Subtitles Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
Hearing impaired subtitles English

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Timelord007 TOP 500 REVIEWER on 6 April 2014
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
Blu ray Info.
Ratio 16.9 1.78:1, Region B.

Running time 100 minutes.

Extras.
Optional Alternative Ending or Theatrical Cut versions, Trailer, Featurettes.

Trivia.
1)Jodie Foster was considered for the part of Mrs Margaret White.
2)Chloe Moretz was 15 year's old when making this movie & was therefore limited to only 8 hour's acting per day.
3)Mrs White death scene was reshot as it wasn't deemed gory enough.
4)The altenative ending is actually better than the theatrical cut & the Blu ray allows you to choose which ending you prefer.
5)I recommend Busy Doin Nothing review of this movie as he very informative on the making of this movie.

Synopsis.
A remake of the 1976 film of the same name sees Chloe Moretz take up the role of Carrie White a shy girl whom is deemed a outcast by her classmates & sheltered by her religious & disturbed mother Margaret.

Carrie starts to discover she has powers of telekinesis passed on genetically from her father & starts to study it's power & learn how to control it.

When her classmate Sue feels empathy towards Carrie for teasing her she asks her boyfriend Tommy to escort Carrie to the High School Prom in her place to give Carrie a night of happiness.

Yet fate has other idea's as Carrie is once again a victim of a vicious prank which pushes her emotionally too far allowing Carrie in unleashing her powers of telekinesis upon her classmates in a bloody bloodbath that will end in such tragic consequences for everyone involved.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mr. P. Datta on 8 Jun 2014
Format: Blu-ray
Carrie is based on the masterly horror writer Stephen King's book. The original release was in 1976. Thirty seven years later, a modern version has been released in the cinema screen. To be honest, I am not a fan of remakes, as I have seen plenty of abysmal and pointless remakes. Carrie is a reasonable remake.

Carrie is a supernatural horror film. The story is about Margaret White, a disturbed, sinister and overly religions character, who gives birth to a girl, with the intention of killing her, but changes mind. Years later, a shy and loner Carrie is nearly graduating. One day Carrie experiences her first menstrual period in the girls showers. Fellow pupils laugh and take joy seeing this. Carrie is a victim of bullying. What is the explanation for this? Later, we found out Carrie holds supernatural powers, that can cause destruction. The pace and adrenaline of the film picks up mid way, as Carrie's character become scary and spooky. There are scary and disturbing scenes throughout the film.

The modern version is a descent remake. I did not mind at all.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 500 REVIEWER on 31 Mar 2014
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
I must confess in recent years I have been critical of re-makes.
The Original 1976 'Sissy Spacec' version was indeed a classic
chiller.
So it's fair to say that I wasn't sure how this would turn out, though
I acknowledge the casting of 'Chloe Grace Mortez' as 'Carrie' and
'Julianne Moore' as the bible-pushing and domineering mother
'Margaret White' was indeed promising.
'Carrie' at school is an outcast, she just doesn't fit in, and is often
mocked by the other students.
Early on 'Carrie' begins to notice that unexplained things happen
often when upset or annoyed.
Learning to harness and control those powers is another thing however.
The school 'Prom' is coming up, things being as they are at school
'Carrie' would not expect to attend.
However one of her fellow pupils is feeling bad about how she and others
had wronged 'Carrie' a few days earlier, so she asks her boyfriend 'Tommy'
to ask the naïve teen to accompany him to the 'Prom'
Of course 'Carrie's' mother won't approve, however having accepted the
invitation she is going, and uses her 'Telekinetic' powers to convince her
mother that 'no' wasn't an option.
'Nicki' the school 'bitch' with the help of her boyfriend devise an evil plot to
turn 'Carrie's' night at the 'Prom' into a nightmare.
The mocking quickly turns into screams and panic as 'Carrie' turns her
humiliation into vengeance.
The original of course did not have the benefit of the technology that this
version had.
This, a decent re-make though possibly lacking the sense of dramatic
intensity many remember.
I guess if this is the first version seen....it's pretty good.
Had I never seen the original I too would be content.
Features...
*Alternative ending.
*Commentary by director 'Kimberly Price'
*Deleted and extended scenes.
*Creating 'Carrie'
*The power of 'Telekinesis'
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Naomi_B on 31 July 2014
Format: DVD
As far as a horror remake goes, this version of Carrie does ok. There is not much new to offer except probably thanks to the addition of mobile phones and internet the bullying is even more extreme. If you've seen the original its doubtful that you will be impressed by the remake, still Moretz does a good job as Carrie. Julianne Moore although an impressive actress is not as chilling as the Piper Laurie version of mum from the 1976 film. I think this Carrie is more accessible to younger viewers, certainly thanks to its updated styling perhaps they may prefer this to the original but if you have seen the original there is not much point in seeing this version as there is just not enough differences to warrant it.
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