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Carrie

1976 / d. Brian de Palma
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Iconic horror film based on Stephen King’s chilling first novel. A genuinely unnerving performance by Sissy Spacek, and filled with memorable scenes which have not lust an ounce of their luster. Beautifully crafted filmmaking explores the story of a young girl with an extraordinary ability: psychokinesis. Perhaps it is that we are presented with a “coming of age” tale (albeit an atypical and twisted one) that makes this story so relatable; or possibly even the topics of guilt, isolation, and the desire to fit in. Regardless, CARRIE is arguably one of the best Stephen King adaptations, and is essential viewing for any cinemaphile.

Co-editor of The Blood Theatre, Matthew T. is also an artist who plays a mean piano and enjoys preparing for the zombie apocalypse.

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