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Movie review: ‘Carrie’

It may be cinephile blasphemy to suggest it, but Kimberly Peirce’s remake of Carrie isn’t the worst thing to hit the screen, and at times it’s fairly entertaining. Whether or not it’s existence is justifiable is a matter of personal taste (read: how rabid a fan you are of Brian De Palma’s 1976 cult classic). … Continue reading

Movie review: ‘Evil Dead’

The remake of Sam Raimi’s cult classic The Evil Dead is, well, actually kinda surprisingly not bad. There — we said it, and the statement is either heresy or a relief, depending on one’s feelings on the subject. After all, fans have been split over the merits of the project ever since it was announced; … Continue reading

Movie review: ‘Fright Night’

Witty, scary, and darkly funny, Fright Night is one of those rare remakes that not only stands on its own but also improves on the original. It retains much of what made its ancestor a cult classic, while retooling it to have some sharper edges. Anton Yelchin stars as Charley Brewster, a high school senior … Continue reading

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