Stephen King

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    Stephen King’s 1986 Novel ‘IT’ is his Masterpiece

    Everyone knows Stephen King is the master of horror literature. This is a fact; whether or not you agree or disagree is irrelevant. And everyone also knows that his 1986 novel It features an incredible antagonist. But there is so much more to the book than just a scary clown. Reading It has...
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    Looking Back at ‘IT’ (1990)

    I have always held the opinion that if there is one movie that desperately needs a redo, it’s Stephen King’s It. This is not to say that the 1990 made for Television movie is bad – it’s really not – it’s just insanely dated and misses the mark on many aspects. But...
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    Best/Worst Movies of Summer 2017

    Best/Worst Movies of Summer 2017 By Alexandra Wilson Summer blockbuster season is over as of Labor Day weekend. It’s no secret that the summer wasn’t great for movies. Profits were surprisingly low, thanks to a series of poorly performing and overly budgeted films that didn’t become the mega hits...
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    Stephen King at the Movies: CHRISTINE (1983)

    A scary movie about a killer car? How do you manage that? John Carpenter’s film adaptation of Stephen King’s horror novel Christine attempts to do just that – and, if we are equating the success of the movie with the amount of genuinely scary sequences within it, the movie...
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    Best Stephen King Movie Adaptations Part II

    Best Stephen King Movie Adaptations Part II 1-5 by Ashish Thomas Dark Tower Movie reviews have been less than stellar, it seems more Stephen King movies are closer to Dark Tower than the Shining. It seems that phenomenal Stephen King adaptations are rare we look at the 10 Best....
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    Review: The Dark Tower (2017)

    A lot of Stephen King film adaptations are pretty bad, and you know what? That’s fine. Many that miss the mark were based on pulpy short stories, and have to find clumsy ways to take a great idea and make it into a watchable movie. Many of these are...
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    The Best Stephen King Movie Adaptations Part 1

    The Best Stephen King Movie Adaptations With the Dark Tower getting mixed reviews and several Stephen King movies never reaching the critical and commercial heights of the Novels, it’s time to look at the 10 Best Stephen King Movie Adaptations. Not any fault of Stephen Kings (Cough…Maximum Overdrive…Cough) adaptation’s...
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    H.P. Lovecraft’s Direct Influence on ‘The Mist’

    Anyone who has read both King and Lovecraft will be able to pick out Lovecraft’s presence in The Mist eventually. The creatures, Lovecraftian in description are, well…described as being Lovecraftian. If by this point in the novella you didn’t pick up on the classic author’s influence, you most certainly did with that word...
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    The Mist-Something in the air a review of the first 3 episodes of the New Spike TV show

    The Mist-Something in the Air-A Review By Ashish Thomas “The horrors of the Inquisition are nothing compared to the fates your mind can imagine for your loved ones.” ― Stephen King, The Mist As a kid, one of my favorite series to read was Dark Forces Anthology in that series one...