SearchSearch for Movies, Events, Plays, Sports and Activities
Select your region
Sign in
Hamburger Menu

Carrie: Film Review

By Tanaya Ramyani 15 January, 2014 2 min read
share
Carrie: Film Review

You will know her name. . . Carrie.

If you are an ardent fan of Stephen King you will know her pretty well. Based on his book of the same name, Carrie is the story of a high-school misfit, bullied by her peers and fiercely dominated by a religious fanatic mother. Kimberly Peirce’s Carrie starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore celebrates the 1976 classic thriller ‘Carrie’ by Brian De Palma.
 
In this new age recreation of the movie, Kimberly Peirce played well with the modern technology and special effects. Aimed at the current generation of movie goers, the film takes on the issue of cyber-bullying. Carrie’s female classmates capture a humiliating video of her in the locker room which goes instantly viral. The series of events later escalates into a more sinister plot on Carrie.
 
Why you must watch this film?
It has to be for Chloe Grace Moretz. After her roles as the deadly crime fighter in Kick Ass,  the tough little vampire in Let Me In and as the adorable French girl in Hugo, Carrie White, is strikingly different. Chloe has managed to shed her usual kickass onscreen avatar. She has commendably molded herself as the naive introvert Carrie White.  It was definitely a good attempt by her. Julianne Moore as Margaret was certainly creepy. She certainly was impressive as Carrie’s fanatically aggressive mother. Her tousled hair, orthodox costumes and almost no make-up made her character come to life.
 
 
Even though the movie is categorized in the supernatural-horror-thriller genre, nothing was horrifying. It was a plain, half-baked teenage drama with mean girls and queen bees. Thanks to modern special effects, we got to see some snapped cables in action, cars crashing and roads splitting into half. Sissy Spacek in the 1976 movie gave a brilliant performance as Carrie White, which earned her an Academy Award Nomination. Her blood-drenched look can still cause goosebumps. However, Chloe Grace Moretz failed to bring out that mesmerizing and haunting character.
 
Music composer Marco Beltrami scored quite well with the background music. However it failed to create an atmosphere of dread, which we usually experience in any other horror movies. The music was more melodramatic than eerie. 
 
 
Kimberly Pierce’s Carrie cannot be called the perfect horror film. But the director who broke out with Boys Don’t Cry, managed to capture the heartbreaking story of a teenager with loads of special effects of course!

деньги в долг фирмаденьги в долг во владикавказе

Tags: #Carrie#Carrie Movie Review#Hollywood movie Review#Kimberly Peirce#movie review#Stephen King
Written by
Tanaya Ramyani

Trending articles

treanding stories

‘Karthikeya 2’, The Mystic Mystery, Is Almost Here

Bankrolled by Abhishek Agarwal and TG Vishwa Prasad under Abhishek Agarwal Arts and People Media Factory banners, ‘Karthikeya 2‘ is written and directed by Chandoo Mondeti. The movie features Nikhil Siddharth and Anupama Parameswaran in the lead roles. The supporting cast includes Anupam Kher, Srinivasa Reddy, Harsha Chemudu, Adithya Menon, Praveen, Satya, Tulasi and Joynal. The music and background score are composed by Kaala Bhairava and the cinematography is handled by Karthik Ghattamneni. The movie is edited by Goutham Nerusu. It’s out in cinemas on August 13.
By Ajay Mudunuri < 1 min read
treanding stories

Kareena Kapoor Khan Steals The Show In Aamir Khan’s ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’

Aamir Khan portrays the role of the titular Laal Singh Chaddha, a not-so-smart man with a heart of gold. Despite being dismissed and ridiculed all his life, he perseveres and becomes a lucky charm for the people around him. But he has only one real goal in life – marrying his best friend Rupa (Kareena Kapoor Khan).
By Mohana Soman 2 min read
treanding stories

‘Karthikeya 2’ Is A Super Combo Of Myth And Mystery

Dr Karthikeya (Nikhil Siddharth) is expelled from the hospital he works in after assaulting a mayor conducting a religious ritual in the intensive care unit. Thereafter, his mother takes him to Dwaraka in Gujarat. An archaeologist in Dwaraka tells Karthikeya that he is the chosen one to perform a mission just before he dies. Mugdha (Anupama Parameswaran), the archaeologist’s granddaughter, saves him death, and together they investigate the strange events taking place. They learn of a covert organisation that guards Lord Krishna’s anklet.
By Ajay Mudunuri < 1 min read
Privacy Note
By using www.bookmyshow.com(our website), you are fully accepting the Privacy Policy available at https://bookmyshow.com/privacy governing your access to Bookmyshow and provision of services by Bookmyshow to you. If you do not accept terms mentioned in the Privacy Policy, you must not share any of your personal information and immediately exit Bookmyshow.
hut
List your Show
Got a show, event, activity or a great experience? Partner with us & get listed on BookMyShow
Contact today!
bookmyshow
Copyright 2022 © Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
The content and images used on this site are copyright protected and copyrights vests with the respective owners. The usage of the content and images on this website is intended to promote the works and no endorsement of the artist shall be implied. Unauthorized use is prohibited and punishable by law.