The Spell (1977)

Directed by Lee Philips.  Written by Brian Taggert.  Starring Susan Myers, Lee Grant, Lelia Goldoni and Helen Hunt. Plot: a TV ripoff of Carrie.  Sort of. This film was made one year about Carrie was released and so much like it, it's gotten a pretty bad reputation and been swept under the rug.  And we … Continue reading The Spell (1977)

Carrie (2013)

Written by Lawrence D. Cohen and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Based on the novel by Stephen King Directed by Kimberly Pierce Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore and Judy Greer Plot: A bullied girl uses her telekinetic powers to exact revenge on the perpetrators of a horrible prank. We still do NOT understand her love for her … Continue reading Carrie (2013)

Carrie (1976)

Directed by Brian De Palma.  Written by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.  Starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, John Travolta, Nancy Allen, Amy Irving, William Katt and P.J. Soles. Plot: telekinetic Carrie is abused at home and at school and it all comes to a tragic boiling … Continue reading Carrie (1976)