Kimberly Peirce's Remake of Carrie Struggled With Vagina-Phobic Execs Who Couldn't Say "Vagina"

When Boys Don’t Cry director Kimberly Peirce remade Carrie in 2013, everyone dismissed her version of the film as an unnecessary do-over. But Peirce had some ideas for how to make her version stand apart—including an awesomely weird ending, which freaked out studio executives who couldn’t even say the word “vagina.” »9/11/15 2:38pm9/11/15 2:38pm


Carrie remake will make you terrified of — and for — Julianne Moore

Why remake Carrie? It's certainly a question worth asking, especially in the ever-more crowded field of sequels, remakes, and reboots. Kimberly Peirce tries to update Carrie as a study of bullying in the internet age. But the main reason to watch this film is Julianne Moore's harrowing take on Margaret White, Carrie's… »10/18/13 12:28pm10/18/13 12:28pm

The Freakiest Thing Julianne Moore Does in the Carrie Remake

You think you know what to expect from the remake of Carrie, coming out Friday. After all, this story has been told many times. But this new version includes smartphones and social media — and Julianne Moore takes Carrie's mom to way darker places. We talked to director Kimberly Peirce about making a 21st century … »10/16/13 1:23pm10/16/13 1:23pm

First trailer for the Carrie remake has blood, fire and singing!

Here it is: the very first teaser trailer for Kimberly Peirce's Carrie, starring Julianne Moore and Chloe Moretz. If you listen closely, you can hear Moore (I believe) singing Margaret White's hymns from Stephen King's book. Hot damn, we can't wait for these two ladies to release the crazy onto this tiny town! »10/15/12 11:00pm10/15/12 11:00pm

Post-Traumatic Stress Makes Hulks Out Of All Of Us

Bruce Banner, the Incredible Hulk's alter-ego, suffers from terrible post-traumatic stress disorder in the new Hulk movie. There are a few scenes of Banner freaking out in the bathtub as he remembers the violence of the military's latest attempt to capture him. You can't even get close to Bruce Banner (Edward Norton),… »6/12/08 12:00pm6/12/08 12:00pm