Carrie Reviews

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November 19, 2004
October 23, 2004
Brian De Palma's Carrie is an absolutely spellbinding horror movie... It's also (and this is what makes it so good) an observant human portrait.
February 27, 2004
Pure squeamish horror!
November 19, 2003
November 15, 2003
June 29, 2003
De Palma's masterpiece of pure cinema is the unsung Great American Film of the 1970s.
March 10, 2003
De Palma's classic creep show has dark undertones about the nastiness of teen spirit, emergent female sexuality, and rabid Christianity.
February 26, 2003
January 14, 2003
December 28, 2002
November 6, 2002
Here -- as in perhaps no other film -- De Palma's non-stop stylistic flourishes completely complement and enhance the proceedings.
October 15, 2002
September 27, 2002
It's a simple tale, told briskly and effectively by director Brian DePalma.
September 10, 2002
This horror classic might be the ultimate teen angst flick.
August 27, 2002
September 10, 2001
...suspenseful, scary, and humorously cunning by turns, it boasts superb acting, excellent pacing, good production values, and...a thought-provoking premise.
August 28, 2001
Horror in the classic sense, horror that builds rather than constantly shocking, horror that works so well we don't need a guts and gore booster-shot every two minutes.
August 21, 2001
King's pulp-gothic imagination was perfectly realized on-screen in De Palma's Hitchcock-influenced manipulative camerawork
May 30, 2001
The story of a butt-of-all-jokes high-school teenager, Carrie is a revenge-of-the-nerds tale, made all the more eloquent by its binary oppositions of light and shade, gothic imagery and, thanks to Lawrence D. Cohen's script, intricate characterisation.
April 17, 2001
Unlike other examples of the horror genre, there are classic elements of tragedy that lend this gruesome tale a compelling edge.
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