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Movie Review: Carrie (1976)

In 2016, Carrie will celebrate its 40th anniversary. All these years later and it’s still widely considered to be a horror classic amongst fans of the genre. 1,331 more words

Raptures Lost

Embracing the Melodrama Part II #76: Children of a Lesser God (dir by Randa Haines)

So, we all know that The Hurt Locker was the first best picture winner to have been directed by a woman.  And we also all know that, when Kathryn Bigelow won her Oscar for that film, she was the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director. 560 more words


Preview Episode (Carrie)



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S2P4 – Carrie (preview)*


  Book: “Carrie” by Stephen King… 381 more words

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The First Miss Universe (1952) - Armi Kuusela from Finland

The first Miss Universe pageant, was held on 28 June 1952 at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, USA.

It was held concurrently with the Miss USA pageant.  218 more words


Carrie (2013) or: The Less Desirables Movie of the Week


The Less Desirables Movie of the Week, brought to you by a/perture Cinema, is Carrie. This is the 2013 version starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore. 285 more words

The Less Desirables

Sandra Dee with Jean Simmons, Joan Fontaine and Piper Laurie

Sandra Dee (born 1942 or 44): as one of four New Zealand sisters during the second World War in Until They Sail (1957).


0256 | The Hustler

Directed by: Robert Rossen. Written by: Sidney Carroll, Robert Rossen. Based on The Hustler by Walter Tevis. Starring: Paul Newman, Piper Laurie, Jackie Gleason, George C. 1,145 more words