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New Carrie versus old Carrie

I was first introduced to the 1976 Carrie by my film studies lecturer at university and was impressed by Sissy Spacek‘s portayal of a fragile teenage girl unaware of her great strength which, like a ticking time bomb, gathers pace throughout the film before reaching an unforgettable crescendo. 338 more words

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Twin Peaks po latach - seria 2, odc. 1-9

Zaznaczam że spoilerów nie będzie. Kolejna opinia o “Miasteczku Twin Peaks”, ale tym razem nie o całym sezonie jak w przypadku 1 serii, tylko o epizodach od 1 do 9 serii drugiej. 1,837 more words

Carrie (1976), de Brian De Palma

Es Carrie (id, Brian De Palma, 1976), una de las películas de terror mas famosas de todos los tiempos, sin lugar a dudas. Y es, también, uno de los hitos en la filmografía del siempre irregular pero más que interesante director Brian De Palma. 1,176 more words


Theatrical Flashback : Now Playing October 11th 1952 ... and then some.....

I love it when I locate an old newspaper to see what was playing at the local theater. In this case it’s a paper out of Brantford, Ontario Canada. 211 more words


31 Days of Halloween - Day 27 - Carrie (1976)

Based on Stephen King’s novel, Carrie is a masterpiece of horror and effectively builds up to its chilling – and brutal – climax where you’ll be cheering on our unfortunate heroine as she takes her revenge on the students and teachers who have wronged her. 170 more words


Pool Hall Days - The Hustler (1961)

Probably the coolest movie about billiards that there will ever be.  So this is about a pool player (Paul Newman).  He wants to be one of the greats, so he takes his shot at the best player in the nation: Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason).   432 more words


The Favourite Sister: Jean Simmons as Barbara Leslie in Until they Sail

During the whole month of August, TCM has a special event called “Summer Under the Stars”: one day, one star. Movies starring this star are broadcast on the channel from the morning until the night. 1,855 more words