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Julianne Moore: Carrie character is terrifying

Julianne Moore: Carrie character is terrifying

Jun 30 2013, 3:34am CDT | by

Julianne Moore says her character in 'Carrie' is "terrifying". The Oscar-nominated actress tackles the role of Margaret White - the titular telekinetic teenager's God-fearing mother - in the remake...

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Julianne Moore: Carrie character is terrifying

Jun 30 2013, 3:34am CDT | by

Julianne Moore says her character in 'Carrie' is "terrifying".

The Oscar-nominated actress tackles the role of Margaret White - the titular telekinetic teenager's God-fearing mother - in the remake of the classic horror film and says her take on the character is just as scary as Piper Laurie's incarnation in the 1976 version.

She told SFX magazine: "It's impossible not to be scary as this character. She is terrifying. I think any time you encounter a parent being cruel it's terrifying and that's the bottom line. If you think about being a child or an adolescent, you are relatively powerless."

The actress reveals she saw the original film - directed by Brian de Palma - in cinemas when she was just 14 and cried.

She said: "In 1976, I was 14 years old and I remember going to the theatre. There was a huge line in the parking lot that wrapped all the way around. Then everybody coming out of the showing before us was white. We were all wondering, 'Oh my God! What can it be? Why is it so scary?'

"And then you spend the whole movie crying and it's emotional, but you're thinking it's not very scary until you get to the end. I think it's a seminal movie for all of us about adolescence."

Source: Bang Showbiz


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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — See Katniss Return to a Destroyed District 12 (VIDEO)

Oct 17 2014 4:57pm CDT | Source: WetPaint

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) gets a first-hand look at the consequences of the Districts' rebellion against the Capital in a new clip from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. At the start of the sneak peek you see here, Katniss is boarding an aircraft as we hear Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Alma Coin (Julianne Moore) strategize in voice-over. "No one else can do this but her," Plutarch reasons. While ...
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4 days ago

Throwback Thursday Fashion Fails

Oct 16 2014 5:25pm CDT | Source: Celeb TV

Same Fashion Fail, Different Day! For this week's fashion fails, we checking out celebrities who are repeating the same style faux pas! Julianne Moore repeated her baggy style dress from the Toronto Film Festival. Lena Dunham's outrageous gown decision offends even Mother Nature and Hilary Swank made our list for the second week in the row! And check out these pics of Boy George and let u ...
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6 days ago

Julianne Moore Closes Out the Hamptons Film Festival in Style with 'Still Alice' Premiere!

Oct 14 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Julianne Moore is all smiles as she hits the red carpet at the premiere of her latest film Still Alice held during the final night of the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival on Monday (October 13) in East Hampton, New York. The 53-year-old actress then hit the stage with director Wash Westmoreland to take part in a special Q&A for the flick, which is set to hit theaters on January 16, 2014. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Julianne Moore During the ...
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1 week ago

LISTEN: Kristen Stewart Talks Twilight, Co-Stars and “Best Friend” In Podcast Chat

Oct 13 2014 9:38am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Kristen Stewart opens up about a lot in a new “Happy Sad Confused” podcast interview with Josh Horowitz. The actress discusses her colleagues (“I’ve been lucky. I haven’t really worked with a**holes”), love for Japan and Los Angeles, nervousness before a recent Jimmy Fallon appearance, and desire for Julianne Moore to be her “second mom.” In a relaxed conversation with Horowitz, Stewart also talks about how she “absolutely hated” auditioning for less-than-creative acting work as a ...
Source: Gossip Cop  Full article at: Gossip Cop


1 week ago

The 2014 Oscar Race: Best Actress Preview

Oct 8 2014 7:58pm CDT | Source: ZimBio

The names are starting to roll in: Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, and a few surprises you may like. ...
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1 week ago

Ellen Page got a shaggy pixie cut for ‘Freeheld’: adorable or not that great?

Oct 7 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Here are some photos of Julianne Moore and Ellen Page in character for Freeheld, the true story of a policewoman (played by Moore) and her partner (played by Page) and their fight for marriage equality (amongst other things). Moore’s character is diagnosed with a terminal illness and it’s all about pre-gay-marriage partnership rights and whether Moore can leave her police force benefits to her girlfriend. I’m actually really looking forward to this movie. This was the first project ...
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2 weeks ago

The real have-beens of Hollywood

Oct 6 2014 7:13pm CDT | Source: Southern California Public Radio

Julianne Moore stars in David Cronenberg’s "Maps to the Stars." Oscar season is approaching — not when they give out the awards, but when the high profile Oscar-bait movies trickle into theaters. This year, quite of few of those movies have something strange in common: a famous actor or actress is playing a has-been version of him or herself: Al Pacino plays an over-the-hill ham in "The Humbling," based on the novel by P ...
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2 weeks ago

Ellen Page Gets Wrapped Up By Crew Member on 'Freeheld' Set!

Oct 4 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Ellen Page is all smiles while hanging out with a crew member on the set of her new film Freeheld on Friday (October 3) in White Plains, New York. The 27-year-old actress was joined on set by her co-star Julianne Moore, who rocked a pair of athletic shorts. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ellen Page “Eating a salad and singing spice girls tracks. So everything is going fine guys!!!!!” Ellen ...
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2 weeks ago

Ellen Page on set of Freeheld w/ Julianne Moore

Oct 4 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Ellen Page rocks a pixie cut on the set of her upcoming movie Freeheld on Thursday afternoon (October 2) in New York City.The 27-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Julianne Moore and Michael Shannon to shoot ...
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2 weeks ago

Kristen Stewart “Never Been Better” Than in Still Alice, Getting Oscar Campaign Push

Oct 3 2014 8:46pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Kristen Stewart has “never been better than she is” in Still Alice, says the distributor of her upcoming movie. Sony Pictures Classic co-chief Michael Barker sings the actress’ praises in a new interview, and reveals that the company will campaign for her to receive a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination. “Kristen Stewart is someone we have seen in many movies over the last several years — four in 2014, with three coming up in 2015 so far — an ...
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