Re-make of classic horror film, other movies hit theaters

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Re-make of classic horror film, other movies hit theaters

By Spencer Blake. CREATED Oct 18, 2013

 This weekend we get the only wide release Halloween movie, Sly and Arnold, and WikiLeaks.  Movie critic Bob Richards takes a look.

Carrie - Screen Gems - Rated R
Carrie is a reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, played by Chloë Grace Moretz, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, played by Julianne Moore. Carrie unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, it's rated R.

Escape Plan - Summit Entertainment - Rated R
Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, team up in R rated Escape Plan. One of the world's foremost authorities on structural security agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech jail called "The Tomb." Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, he must recruit a fellow inmate to help devise a daring, nearly impossible plan to escape from the most protected and fortified prison ever built.

The Fifth Estate - Dreamworks - Rated R
Based on real events, The Fifth Estate is about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague who on a shoestring, create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data, shining a light on government secrets and corporate crimes. It stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Stanley Tucci, and Laura Linney and is rated R.

And at The Flicks…

The Patience Stone - Sony - Rated R
The Patience Stone captures the reality of everyday life for an intelligent woman under the oppressive weight of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
A young woman watches over her older husband who is dying from a bullet wound. The woman decides to tell him the truth about her feelings. It's in Persian with English subtitles and is rated R.

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