Contact Us

New ‘Carrie’ Poster is Probably the Best One Yet

MGM

Whether you’re referring to Stephen King‘s original novel or the 1976 Brian De Palma film, one mention of ‘Carrie‘ conjures up images of bloody, psychic vengeance during a high school prom. For this reason, all of the marketing for director Kimberly Peirce‘s take on the material has focused on the final chunk of the film, where bullied teen Carrie White unleashes her supernatural powers on an unsuspecting populace. The newest poster doesn’t stray from this formula.

While the first few posters have focused on a close-up of star Chloe Moretz‘s blood-covered face, the new one pulls back, putting our teen anti-heroine in a scene that looks downright apocalyptic. One of the most memorable stretches of King’s original novel occurs after the infamous prom scene and this poster seems to promise that the extended, nightmarish carnage of the book will make it to the screen.

Of course, ‘Carrie’ isn’t a project to watch just because it’ll be violent and gnarly. You don’t hire a director like Peirce if you want a traditional splatter horror film. You hire a director like her if you want to get to the emotional core of one of the horror genre’s most troubled and sympathetic characters. After all, the third act of ‘Carrie’ only works because she’s a victim for two-thirds of the movie.

‘Carrie’ arrives in theaters on October 18.

MGM

Best of 103.7 The Hawk

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kmhk.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Rockaholics quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Rockaholics contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.