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Film Review: Creepshow 2 (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die. REVIEW: George A. Romero and Stephen King can be a great combination – take Creepshow for example, which works on so many levels as a satisfactory horror anthology with some very memorable …

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Film Review: Bag of Bones (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is unable to stop grieving after the sudden death of his wife Jo. Suffering from writer’s block, a dream inspires him to return to the couple’s lakeside retreat in western Maine. While there, Mike befriends an attractive young widow, Mattie and her daughter Kyra, and becomes involved in a custody battle with the child’s enormously …

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Film Review: Carrie (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teen-age girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her class-mates and her religious, abusive mother. REVIEW: As a Stephen King fan I was excited to see this movie pop up! Carrie is a story that just about everyone knows or …

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Film Review: Big Driver (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A famous mystery writer sets out for revenge after a brutal attack. REVIEW: In Stephen King’s revenge tale, Big Driver, our hero Tess makes a disparaging comment about the output of cable channel, Lifetime. She relates on what’s happened to her within the story and fears that it will make up the narrative of one of their true story …

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Film Review: Mercy (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: The story follows two young boys who go with their single mother (O’Connor) to take care of their elderly, senile grandmother named Mercy, only to discover that she’s a witch who made a pact with a dark force many years before. REVIEW: There seems to be a never ending supply of Stephen King adaptations in the horror genre. Carrie (1976) …

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Film Review: A Good Marriage (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband’s sinister secret? REVIEW: Director: Peter Askin Writer: Stephen King Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Joan Allen Stephen King. We all know him. He’s given us a litany of great tales like Cujo, Creepshow, etc, etc, etc. When I found that A Good Marriage was written …

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Where is ‘IT’ Going?

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To NEW LINE that’s where. Word came down today that Warner Brother is handing the project off to NEW LINE and from this point forward NEW LINE will be the genre division for the major studio. Cary Fukunaga is still attached to direct. He’s made quite the name for himself with the huge success of TRUE DETECTIVE from HBO earlier …

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TNT’s “THE SHOP” Will Revisit The World Of FIRESTARTER

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Well here’s some interesting and unexpected news. TNT is spearheading a new show that will bring back the world of the Stephen King novel FIRESTARTER. Here’ what TNT has to say about the show: Based on characters created by Stephen King, this supernatural thriller centers on The Shop, a mysterious organization that once exploited the pyrokinetic abilities of a young …

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