Poor, unfortunate 2013 Carrie. Under other circumstances, we'd be able to look kindly on this new adaptation of the Stephen King novel. Only one, little thing stands in the way: 1976 Carrie, Brian De Palma's masterful adaptation.
When Tim Burton and Johnny Depp decided, "Oh, wouldn't it be fun to make a movie out of the campy '60s TV show Dark Shadows," the correct response should have been the following three words: Wild Wild West.
This is one of those thrillers that relies on the unreliability of cell phones for suspense. It also layers on a testy relationship between a pair of divorced cops (Worthington and the ever-present Jessica Chastain) who are forced to work together.