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Team “Carrie 1976,” All the Way!

“They’re all going to laugh at you.”KL_CarrieCov2012_600x600

It’s one of my favorite lines from the original Carrie from 1976. Our main character’s religiously obsessed mother insists her daughter will be ridiculed at her high school prom. Not only was that a foreshadowing of the events that followed in the film, it could also be applied to the reaction the new 2013 adaptation of the film, starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore, received from critics. This is my take on it.

I had previously written a post, “Carrie, 1976 & Now”, in which I mentioned what could be the positive of remaking an already well-made film. I never expected it to be better than the original, but I sure as hell didn’t expect it to fail so miserably.

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Obsessed with OITNB

That’s right. I am absolutely OBSESSED with Netflix’s new original series, Orange is the New Black. handcuffs

Did you know that Creator Jenji Kohan, who also created¬†Weeds, adopted the story from the memoir of Piper Kerman? (Yes, a real person!) Check out Buzzfeed’s article for more awesome facts!

Now, some unsettling rumor has been weaving in and out of the web today regarding Laura Prepon, who plays the very sexy Alex Vause. It has been implied that Prepon will not be returning as a regular in the next season. And yet, E!Online has lifted my spirits in reporting that Netflix has claimed this news to be “inaccurate.”

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