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The Dead Zone (1983 Movie)

Even though this movie had the same major plot points as the book, it felt really disjointed going from one storyline to another....

The Dead Zone (Book)

There were parts of this book that I really enjoyed and other parts that I feel that if I had read this earlier in my life, I might have been bored with, but due to the time I read it, I was hooked....

The Long Walk

After reading four Bachman stories (Rage, The Running Man, Roadwork), this one is my favorite. It is so dreary with no hope, and yet, I really enjoyed it....

The Stand (Graphic Novel Series)

The entire novel of The Stand was turned into a limited graphic novel series. The adaptation is really well done, using images to replace a lot of text, but not losing the spirit of the novel....

It

I haven’t reached It on my Stephen King reading list yet and I never read it previously. I also missed the Tim Curry miniseries from years ago. I really didn’t know much about the story going in besides there is a clown named Pennywise terrorizing children. Originally, I was...

Fall Movies: Opening September 8, 2017

Even though some recent Stephen King adaptations have been very sad (cough The Dark Tower), It has audiences excited and is also getting good reviews. It looks terrifying, even if you aren’t already scared of clowns. For those that can’t handle clowns, Reese Witherspoon is back to her romantic...

The Stand (TV Movie)

The Stand Starring: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Laura San Giacomo, Corin Nemec, Matt Frewer, Rob Lowe, Ray Walston, Bill Fagerbakke Directed by: Mick Garris Written by: Stephen King (book, teleplay) Length: 6 hours Genre: Drama Release Date: May 8-12, 1994 The Stand miniseries does a decent job condensing a huge book into a...

The Stand (Book)

The Stand by Stephen King Pages: 1152 pages (uncut edition) Genre: Dystopian Published: September 1978 (original), May 1990 (uncut version) Purchase: Amazon | Powell’s That wasn’t any act of God. That was an act of pure human fuckery. 5/5 stars In a typical dystopian novel, it starts well after whatever catastrophe has affected...

Sometimes They Come Back

Sometimes They Come Back Starring: Tim Matheson, Brooke Adams, Robert Rusler Directed by: Tom McLoughlin Written by: Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Stephen King (short story) Rating: R Length: 1 hour 37 min. Genre: Horror Release Date: May 7, 1991 As a TV movie, Sometimes They Come Back can’t rely too much on blood and guts, but...

The Mangler

The Mangler Starring: Robert Englund, Ted Levine, Daniel Matmor Directed by: Tobe Hooper Written by: Stephen King (short story), Tobe Hooper (screenplay), Stephen Brooks (screenplay), Peter Welbeck (screenplay) Rating: R Length: 1 hour 46 minutes Genre: Horror Release Date: March 3, 1995 Some stories are never going to translate well into film. The short story that The...