Adaptation #64: Free Opportunity Dirty Pillows

header064Nicole, Ryan and Kendyl hash out the differences between Kimberly Peirce’s film Carrie and the original novel, as well as the 1976 film. While enjoying the remake, the hosts wonder if it missed out on a few opportunities.

Don’t forget to check out out episode on the novel by Stephen King!

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For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on World War Z, The Evil Dead, Resident Evil, and The Woman in Black.

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Music: Tombstone Blues by Matrimony

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Main Discussion

Carrie (2013)

-Screenwriter: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

-Director: Kimberly Peirce

-Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Julienne Moore, Judy Greer, and Ansel Elgort

-Based on the Stephen King novel, covered on episode #60

-Characters: Carrie, Margaret (her mother), Sue, Chris, Billy, Tommy, Miss Desjardin

-Themes/issues: bullying, religious extremism, abuse, TK gene (mutants)

-Modern tech (camera phone, video posted to internet)

Next episode: #65 on Markus Zusak’s novel The Book Thief
Previous episode: #63 on Orson Scott Card’s novel Ender’s Game
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2 responses to “Adaptation #64: Free Opportunity Dirty Pillows

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