#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – This is the story of Carrie White, a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with unbelievable telekinetic powers, and is slowly being pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both cruel classmates at her school, and her own domineering, religious mother. One classmate, Sue Snell, feels sorry for Carrie and asks her boyfriend, Tommy Ross, to take Carrie to the senior prom instead of her. But another classmate, Chris Hargenson, is banned from the prom and is determined with her boyfriend to have her revenge on Carrie. Carrie soon discovers she has telekinetic powers; and when the most gruesome prank is played on her on prom night, anything can happen.
Plot: Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.
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In The Shadow Of A Masterpiece
It seems to make as much sense to remake a great movie like Brian DePalma’s 1976 horror/suspense masterpiece CARRIE for television as it did to make a sequel of it in the form of THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 three years before, but that’s what has been done. A lot of bells and whistles have been added to this television remake, but in the end this CARRIE is still in the shadow of the DePalma original.
Angela Bettis (GIRL INTERRUPTED) has the unenviable task of stepping into the shoes (and the prom dress) of Sissy Spacek in the title role of a New England teen tortured at school by cruel classmates (because she doesn’t belong) and at home by her religiously fanatical mother (Patricia Clarkson, in the Piper Laurie role). Soon, she discovers she has telekinetic powers; and when the most gruesome of gags is played on her on prom night, all bets are off.
Though looking much more glazed in the eyes than Spacek ever did, Bettis gives a fairly good performance as Carrie; and Clarkson’s portrayal of her uprighteous mother is much more low-key, but no less threatening, than Laurie’s portrayal. The special effects, however obvious they might be, are also quite good. But in the end, the reputation of the 1976 original, with its combination of psychological horror and teen-angst drama, still hovers over this remake. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the pig’s blood scene. It doesn’t have the same jarring emotional impact this time around–not so much because we’ve seen it before, but because here it looks slightly laughable when the blood gets poured onto Bettis. Because of DePalma’s use of slow-motion in the original, the blood hits Spacek like a tidal wave.
I give the CARRIE remake a ‘6’ just for trying. I only regret that its shortcomings as a film have less to do with its execution as a film than the fact that the original movie still resonates much more fully.
Is this remake necessary? Not really, but it is well-done.
I suppose my summary speaks for itself. Brian De Palma’s “Carrie” was a good yet often emotionally icy adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of high school hell (and too often surrendered itself to style over substance, from the obnoxiously ‘symbolic’ kitchen-utensil crucifixion of Piper Laurie to the long tracking shots of the rope attached to the bucket of pig’s blood, etc.); in 1999, a sequel (but really just a thinly disguised remake in and of itself) was released, that updated the situations and characters to a self-absorbed teen culture, with its emphasis on style and discrimination. This TV version of “Carrie” is better than the sequel, and unlike De Palma’s 1976 original, its focus is on emotional depth and characterization. The young cast (headed by Angela Bettis, who is easily Sissy Spacek’s equal, homeley and despaired, yet sympathetic) offers capable performances, above average for a TV production, and the writing is keenly in tune with King’s work. The prom scene, lacking De Palma’s split screen and explicit violence, manages to be just as–if not more–horrifying and humiliating; it’s less stylistic and more emotional. Granted, near the end some heavy CGI begins to take over, but it doesn’t diminish the overall impact of this update of “Carrie.”
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 12 min (132 min)
Genre Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director David Carson
Writer Bryan Fuller (teleplay), Stephen King (novel)
Actors Angela Bettis, Patricia Clarkson, Rena Sofer, Kandyse McClure
Country USA, Canada
Awards 2 nominations.
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Stereo, Dolby SR
Aspect Ratio 1.78 : 1
Camera Panasonic Cameras
Laboratory Rainmaker Digital Pictures Group Ltd., Vancouver, Canada
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Video
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format Video