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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Does what good horror movies do: It taps into the baser emotions. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    The original was a Midol moment, this is a Prozac exercise. [12 March 1999, Life, p.8E] show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Carrie is back and she's all the rage. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The original "Carrie'' worked because it was a skillful teenage drama grafted onto a horror ending. Also, of course, because De Palma and his star, Sissy Spacek, made the story convincing. The Rage: Carrie 2 is more like a shadow. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    I have never been a fan of the original Carrie, but, despite the different slant offered by The Rage, there's not enough new material here for me to like the sequel any better. show more

  • 38
    John Petrakis Chicago Tribune

    The sequel is about nothing more profound than an awkward teenager's desire for a really cute boyfriend. [12 March 1999, Friday, p.N] show more

  • 38
    Ray Conlogue The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    It's possible to insult even a teenager's intelligence. show more

  • 25
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    Maybe there's a real use for Carrie 2 after all. Stand it up against the original, and you have a pretty good lesson in what's happened to the movies in the last couple of decades. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    It's not a cheap rip-off -- it's a credible sequel to a horror classic, and a sad reminder that some things never change. show more

  • 20
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Toils in high school hell and doesn't even manage to come up with one good shock. show more

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