Carrie (2013)

The levee cannot hold, about to be breached by the crushing tide of terrible remakes. “Plug it up” indeed. Carrie (2013) is another dud, another remake, like its ugly spiritual cousin Prom Night, which features a cast of people too good looking, with choppers far too gleaming, to inhabit any high school on this terrestrial sphere. You knowContinue reading “Carrie (2013)”

The Last House on the Left (2009)

The Last House on the Left remake is a film in two halves: the first, unflinching trenchant horror in the spirit of, and perhaps even eclipsing, the original. The second degenerates into superhuman butcher silliness, perhaps the influence of Wes Craven co-producer Sean Cunningham (Friday the 13th). Champion teen swimmer Mari Collingwood takes off with the family car,Continue reading “The Last House on the Left (2009)”