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Dawn at Socorro (1954)

Though this Universal International western quickie may not be overly memorable it has one outstanding exchange between an extra portraying a railroad station master and Rory Calhoun. 647 more words

Daily Take

Carrie (1976)

(Blu-Ray, Rated R, Running Time: 98 minutes)

Carrie White is a shy, awkward girl who is tormented by her classmates at school and oppressed by her religious zealot mother at home. 612 more words

It took a long time, but I have learned that you just...

It took a long time, but I have learned that you just can’t take anything you want out of life without putting something back in exchange. 6 more words

Piper Laurie

Carrie (1976)

Carrie (Sissy Spacek) is a shy, friendless high school girl who’s also abused by her classmates and her religious fanatic of a mother (Piper Laurie).  She’s also telekinetic and can move things with her mind.   301 more words


Trauma (1993)

Well, here we are, folks. I wrote in my review of Opera that many considered that film to be Dario Argento’s last good movie, although I had also read that… 1,016 more words


Halloween Kingathon - Carrie (1976)

Director: Brian DePalma

Writer: Lawrence D Cohen (Screenplay) Stephen King (Novel)

Starring: Sissy Spacek, John Travolta, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, William Katt, Nancy Allen, Betty Buckley… 682 more words


Movie of the week #35

The Hustler (1961)

Directed by Robert Rossen

Written by Sidney Carroll & Robert Rossen. Based on the novel by Walter Tevis.

Starring: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie & George C. 78 more words