Carrie Review {Critically Sane}

Critically Sane writes: The remake of Carrie, directed by Kimberly Peirce (Boys Don’t Cry) and starring Chloe Grace Moretz as the title character and Julianne Moore as her religiously crazed mother, is not a bad film. In fact, it is actually quite good. Moretz gives a fine performance as an awkward girl that finds the confidence to stand up to her mother through a superpower. And Moore delivers a phenomenal performance that makes the film deeply unsettling. The problem, though, is that this remake never attempts to be anything more than a modern retelling of the original.

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aDDicteD1667d ago

i just saw the film and i can say it is a good remake but the original still has a slight edge for some reason, i like the modern take but the old carrie is creepier. it was a good take and there were some scenes that were improved from the original but the atmosphere sets the difference. some old films looks better to stay in an old setting.