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Kimberly Peirce Takes Us Inside Directing 'Carrie'

1/16/2014 12:15pm EST
Kimberly Peirce
Making a movie is hard, but in some respects, remaking a picture is even harder. That's the challenge that director Kimberly Peirce took on with Carrie, the third film inspired by Stephen King's classic horror novel. BFTV chatted with Kimberly on Friday to talk about the process of reimagining the People's Choice Award-winning flick, and what captures her attention when it comes to making movies.

"I fell in love with the novel," she told us, explaining how she balanced being faithful to King's work with bringing something new to the big screen. "I just thought Carrie was an amazing charact...

Chloe Moretz Says She Felt 'Vulnerable' In 'Carrie'

10/27/2013 4:04pm EDT
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Chloe Moretz says her part in Carrie has been her "most vulnerable" film role.

The 16-year-old actress assumes the role of teenager Carrie White in a remake of the Stephen King novel and although she was eager to be cast as the female lead she is still anxious about people seeing it.

She explained: "It's probably the most vulnerable I've ever been as an actor, so in some ways it's kind of terrifying for people to see it, but at the same time it's very exciting and kind of an awakening for me because it's something I've never done before."

The Kimberly Peirce, directed adaptation centers ...

Box Office: 'Gravity' Should Prevail Over 'Carrie' Remake

10/18/2013 11:10am EDT
1) Gravity- 31M Weekend, 165M Total

After dipping a mere 22% last week, Gravity is actually gaining back some of the IMAX screens it lost to Captain Phillips. Another similar drop for Gravity should keep it firmly in first place.

2) Carrie- 18M Weekend, 18M Total

The problem with Carrie is that it is a remake. And they’ve tried to bring Carrie back before (anyone remember Carrie 2?) and it hasn’t worked out well for anyone. The preview makes it seem like critics are loving it, but it only has a 48% on Rotten Tomatoes. It should do OK this weekend, but I don’t think it’s a smash hit.

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Chloe Grace Moretz: 'Filming Fateful 'Carrie' Scene Had Tense Moments'

10/18/2013 2:46am EDT
Chloe Moretz
This weekend, a new modern take on Stephen King’s Carrie opens in theater. Chloe Grace Moretz stars as Carrie White, the girl with telekinetic powers who gets teased by the high school mean girls. The new film follows the same story as King’s book and previous films, culminating in a prom night prank that sets Carrie off on a reign of terror. Moretz recalled shooting the fateful scene where she is covered in pig’s blood.

“At the end of the day, I was just the actor who had to stand there and get it dumped on me,” Moretz said. “They did something like 50 or 60 or 70 blood tests with one gir...

'Carrie' Star Julianne Moore Speaks Out Against Teen Bullying

10/17/2013 8:20pm EDT
Julianne Moore
Carrie is a story that has been around since Stephen King’s book was published in 1974. It may be more poignant than ever today, with teen bullying leading to suicides and sparking a national conversation. Julianne Moore stars in the latest film version of Carrie, as Carrie’s mother Margaret White. A mother of two herself, she is proactive about dealing with bullying.

“One of the things I always say to my kids, and this is back to the theme in Carrie too, is that the most dangerous thing for a person to feel is isolated,” Moore said. “So I’m like, ‘If you ever see a kid sitting alone, if t...

NYC Coffee House Customers Freak Out In Viral Promotion For 'Carrie' Remake (Watch It!)

10/9/2013 9:39am EDT
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A coffee house in New York City was recently transformed to promote the remake of classic Stephen King horror flick Carrie, which stars Chloe Moretz and Julianne Moore and hits theaters October 18.

Unsuspecting patrons were caught off guard when a customer spills coffee all over a girl's laptop (both actors) and she flips out, sending him flying with her apparent telekinetic powers.

Customer reactions were all caught on camera, and they're all as classic as the first film.

The now viral video was set up by marketing company Thinkmodo, and starts out by revealing the whole setup, and know...

Sweet 16: Chloe Grace Moretz & Hailee Steinfeld Look Charming At Their New Film Premieres

10/8/2013 2:00pm EDT
Hailee Steinfeld & Chloe Grace Moretz
Young starlets sometimes try to eschew their child star images by dressing too mature for their age or showing a little too much skin on the red carpet. Sixteen-year-old actresses Hailee Steinfeld and Chloe Grace Moretz are the exception.

Moretz attended the Hollywood premiere of her upcoming film "Carrie" on Monday looking lovely in a green Valentino gown with a dandelion print design.

In her new film, Moretz plays Carrie White, a shy outcast with a very religious mother. When she is bullied at her senior prom, she uses her telekinetic powers to terrorize the entire town. The Stephen Kin...

5 Reasons To Attend 'Lethal Ladies of Horror Film Fest' In Westwood

10/3/2013 10:20am EDT
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There’s been much announced on the web about the very savory upcoming film fest event titled the "Lethal Ladies of Horror" being held Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the famed Regency Westwood Village Theatre in Los Angeles, California. So what is left to say? Well, for those with a little time and a short attention span to boot lets break it down to basics cliff notes style. We’re gonna tell you in a nut...

Chloe Grace Moretz Stars In Remake Of Stephen King's 'Carrie' - Check Out The First Trailer

4/5/2013 4:05pm EDT
The first official trailer for this fall's remake of Carrie has been released; and so far it looks a lot like the 1976 original -- cruel teen girls, bullying, and, of course, lots of pig blood.

Chloe Grace Moretz stars as the titular telekinetic teen in this modern update of Stephen King's 1974 horror novel, stepping into the role that made Sissy Spacek famous.

Julianne Moore stars as Carrie's mom, Margaret White, an overly religious, shut-in who believes that Carrie is possessed by the devil after learning of her telekinetic powers. Piper Laurie starred as Carrie's mom in the original.


Ten Films To Watch in 2013

1/7/2013 6:30pm EST
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Now that 2012 is over and fully behind us, we say why not check out what the new year has in store – movie style!  That’s right film fans, Starpulse is highlighting some of the flicks of 2013 and it looks to be a very interesting year for celluloid.  From odd flicks to sinful sequels, comedies to allegories we’re pointing out what we find most savory for those with a finer cinematic palate.  (Plus a couple of random goodies at the end for those who need a little more insight!)  So without further delay, here are..."Ten Films to Watch in 2013!"



This one is the flick we’...