Carrie Reviews

January 16, 2020
Poor little Carrie didn't need the big buildup. She's too familiar as it is, and despite a worthy star, she's all dressed up with no new, intriguing place to go.
January 16, 2020
It ranks with the finest of TV's adaptations of Stephen King. Granted, that's not saying much, but this Carrie is popcorn-chomping fun.
January 16, 2020
In the hands of director David Carson (Star Trek: Generations; From the Earth to the Moon), NBC's updated Carrie is more effective than I anticipated. The film -- especially the first half -- had me in a spell.
January 16, 2020
Too much of "Carrie" feels padded, that we're watching an extra 45 seconds or a minute in certain scenes just to get them to fill out the time until the commercial break or allow in more f/x.
January 16, 2020
In the time it takes you to watch the remake, you could drive to the nearest video/DVD outlet, watch the original "Carrie" at home and return it -- and still have an hour to spare.
January 16, 2020
2002's Carrie will just have to remain this strange oddity of bizarre intent and hilariously botched execution.
January 15, 2020
Carson is essentially remaking De Palma's movie, and badly at that.
January 15, 2020
The homogenized quality of much network fare is especially frustrating here, in what should have been, if not a heartfelt study of youthful angst, at least a horribly good time.
April 6, 2015
...an interminable made-for-television trainwreck that boasts shockingly few positive attributes...
October 9, 2013
A brutally boring mini-series...