I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.
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.