Film Review: Carrie

Film Review: Carrie

Carrie opens in theaters everywhere today, October 18. Check your local listings for showtimes.

In the current climate of remakes, reboots and sequels, it was only a matter of time before we got to Carrie. Sure it was remade as a garbage television film in 2002, there was a sequel that should never be spoken of, and, strangely enough, two musicals; but this is the first full-on theatrical remake to hit the big screen. However, unlike the reimagined Nightmare on Elm Street or Friday the 13th, Carrie was a standalone film with a firmly closed ending. Perhaps the ongoing bullying debates allow for an opportunity to do something more with the film. Maybe there is more to say, or a different way to position it within our post-Columbine context.

Maybe not.

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Film Review: What Maisie Knew

Film Review: What Maisie Knew

In high school, relationships were easy.  Sure there was a level of drama involved that often put the most common of soap operas to shame, but there were few real issues.  As you grow older, every relationship brings with it further complications and the stakes continually grow greater.  But I’m just talking about the trials of two people, occasionally when a man loves a woman…um…when a daddy and a mommy…what I’m getting at is sometimes a third smaller person joins that world.  “What Maisie Knew” offers a new way to look at a failing relationship, through the eyes of a child with the most to lose.

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What’s Out This Week? – April 5, 2013

What’s Out This Week? – April 5, 2013

This week we’ve got movies from Danny Boyle, horror thrillers starring Julianne Moore, and an interesting documentary, check out What’s Out This Week, for April 5, 2013. [Read more…]

Lively Cast in ‘Private Lives of Pippa Lee’

Lively Cast in ‘Private Lives of Pippa Lee’

Blake LivelyBlake Lively (Gossip Girl) has been cast in a role in the film “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee.”
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DVD Review: Trust the Man

DVD Review: Trust the Man

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Two couples break-up and make-up in Manhattan in ‘Trust the Man,’ a comedy by Bart Freundlich. [Read more…]