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Full Carrie Trailer Is Here
Pray for forgiveness...

05 April 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Yahoo

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Cast your mind back to last October, when the teaser trailer for the new version of Carrie brought us mostly voice-over and just a quick glimpse of the tragic, vengeful titular high-school girl (played, in this instance, by Chloe Moretz). This time around, we get a proper introduction to the world that director Kimberly Peirce has built around her, so go and have a look.  

 

This new take on the character keeps the basic story drawn from Stephen King’s novel intact. Carrie White is an outcast at school – looked down upon by the cliquey popular girls and just wishing she could fit in.

Her mother Margaret (Julianne Moore, finally seen in full religious fervour) is no help – she’s a fundamentalist who thinks pretty much everything her daughter wants out of life leads straight to eternal damnation. And she’s not above locking her in a cupboard. But Carrie has powers. Psychokinetic powers. When the endless teasing from classmates and the savage tough love from her mother becomes too great... things start to happen. Bad things. Very bad things.

Pierce and co have a lot to live up to in the shadow of Brian De Palma’s iconic original, but the footage on display here is certainly enough to instil some measure of confidence.

We’ll have to wait until November 29 to see Carrie in cinemas. For more, take a look at the entry on the film in our massive 2013 preview.


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RE: No No No No...No!
Thanks for putting the whole film in the trailer, no need to see it now. More

Posted by UTB at 03:23 on 11 April 2013 | Report This Post

RE: No No No No...No!
L: NeoBrowser L: pythonlove All I can see is another crap CGI remake of a horror classic with better effects and not a fraction of the emotional power. And Chloe is too young. ything wrong is right there. Nothing is "classic" about the godawful original Carrie film. And it was mostly godawful BECAUSE it was horror, when its supposed to be thriller. This one looks like its got spectacularly more emotional power in it than that old crap-fest ever could dream of. My only issue More

Posted by Mr Gittes at 15:18 on 10 April 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Shelve it!
L: dannyfletch This looks like a pointless, over CGI'd remake. Brian DePalma's classic 70's shocker still holds up to this day and Sissy Spacek gave an excellent performance as Carrie and suited the part down to a T! Chloe Moretz does not convince at all judging from the trailer, she doesn't even look the part. Also Julianne Moore isn't a patch on Piper Laurie as the twisted mother. The Evil Dead might be an effective remake but this looks like a pile of turd that needs to be shelved! st s More

Posted by NeoBrowser at 08:43 on 10 April 2013 | Report This Post

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L: greyhoundxtc Looks like Matilda to me. r Chronicle. I don't see much of a horror film. More

Posted by rich at 13:09 on 06 April 2013 | Report This Post

Shelve it!
This looks like a pointless, over CGI'd remake. Brian DePalma's classic 70's shocker still holds up to this day and Sissy Spacek gave an excellent performance as Carrie and suited the part down to a T! Chloe Moretz does not convince at all judging from the trailer, she doesn't even look the part. Also Julianne Moore isn't a patch on Piper Laurie as the twisted mother. The Evil Dead might be an effective remake but this looks like a pile of turd that needs to be shelved! More

Posted by dannyfletch at 09:22 on 06 April 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Full Carrie Trailer Is Here
Gotta say, the one scene that will make or break the film for me is when Carrie shows the good girl (forget her name) how everything happened through her eyes. That was the most emotional part of the book for me. Looks like the slow-mo destruction will be epic though, just as I wanted it. More

Posted by NeoBrowser at 03:10 on 06 April 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Well, now we've seen the movie
L: Gumba23 Let me start by saying that I think this looks amazing. I loved the novel and from what I've seen in this trailer it seems to stick to the source. "from what I've seen" being a lot. I think this could have done with a shorter trailer, it seems like every major plot point is in this, up to the final carnage. I know the novel, so I can't be spoiled, but it should have kept back a few things... ed! I hope it will salvage the excellent story from that horrible 70s version. Its time More

Posted by NeoBrowser at 03:07 on 06 April 2013 | Report This Post

Looks like Matilda to me. More

Posted by greyhoundxtc at 22:30 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

This is looking pretty good. Like Evil Dead, a (hopefully) worthy remake, but the trailer shows pretty much everything. More

Posted by Whistler at 21:50 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

why?
another pointless remake cant see anything new or original More

Posted by adam250579 at 19:18 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

Looks Good
This actually looks really good. All the right atmosphere and tension intact, with the effects to turn it into a real spectacle. Looking forward to it. More

Posted by Madhava at 14:46 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

Well, now we've seen the movie
Let me start by saying that I think this looks amazing. I loved the novel and from what I've seen in this trailer it seems to stick to the source. "from what I've seen" being a lot. I think this could have done with a shorter trailer, it seems like every major plot point is in this, up to the final carnage. I know the novel, so I can't be spoiled, but it should have kept back a few things... More

Posted by Gumba23 at 13:16 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

remakes blah
not even bothered to watch it yet as 1st film is and always will be classic and even that isnt as gud as the BOOK More

Posted by pulp_frankenstein at 11:41 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Looks absolute shite
I like the look of this. The casting is solid and all they have to do is follow the basic beats of the original story and they can't go wrong. More

Posted by wedgeski at 10:13 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

Looks absolute shite
I thought they were going back to the source novel? Couldn't even watch all of the trailer, pointless. More

Posted by chris wootton at 09:22 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

RE: No No No No...No!
L: NeoBrowser L: pythonlove All I can see is another crap CGI remake of a horror classic with better effects and not a fraction of the emotional power. And Chloe is too young. ything wrong is right there. Nothing is "classic" about the godawful original Carrie film. And it was mostly godawful BECAUSE it was horror, when its supposed to be thriller. This one looks like its got spectacularly more emotional power in it than that old crap-fest ever could dream of. My only issue More

Posted by DancingClown at 08:25 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

RE: No No No No...No!
L: pythonlove All I can see is another crap CGI remake of a horror classic with better effects and not a fraction of the emotional power. And Chloe is too young. ything wrong is right there. Nothing is "classic" about the godawful original Carrie film. And it was mostly godawful BECAUSE it was horror, when its supposed to be thriller. This one looks like its got spectacularly more emotional power in it than that old crap-fest ever could dream of. My only issue is it seems they are pu More

Posted by NeoBrowser at 07:39 on 05 April 2013 | Report This Post

No No No No...No!
All I can see is another crap CGI remake of a horror classic with better effects and not a fraction of the emotional power. And Chloe is too young. More

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