Archives for Stephen King

James Wan Claims His Stake in Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot Adaptation

“There is no group therapy or psychiatry or community social services for the child who must cope with the thing under the bed or in the cellar every night, the thing which leers and capers and threatens just beyond the point where vision will reach. The same lonely battle must be fought night after night and the only cure is the eventual ossification of the imaginary faculties, and this is called adulthood.”  – Stephen King, Salem’s Lot, 1975 In his second published story, Stephen King had already begun to show his understanding of the horrors coming of age into adulthood.
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A Spoiler-Free Review of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary (2019)

“It’s probably wrong to believe there can be any limit to the horror which the human mind can experience. On the contrary, it seems that some exponential effect begins to obtain as deeper and deeper darkness falls – as little as one may like to admit it, human experience tends, in a good many ways, to support the idea that when the nightmare grows black enough, horror spawns horror, one coincidental evil begets another, often more deliberate evils, until finally blackness seems to cover everything. And the most terrifying question of all may be just how much horror the human
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Stephen King’s Dark Tower Has it’s Series Leads for Amazon Adaptation

By now, I’ve made it clear that I am a Stephen King superfan and a Constant Reader. That’s why I’m hoping no one is coming into this story thinking it is a continuation of the nightmare that was Sony Pictures attempt at adapting King’s magnum opus The Dark Tower. There is no Idris Elba as Roland, Matthew McConaughey as the laughably bad Man in Black, nor the inexplicable decision to make Jake the main character. At least not yet. When the movie adaptation bombed worse than Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers, I was certain that they had poisoned the well enough that
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Castle Rock Returns to Hulu with Kingly Additions

The first season of Castle Rock on Hulu was a fun treat for Constant Readers of Stephen King. Even though the series had Easter eggs galore of his properties, including the fictional Maine town of the series namesake, there was only one real character from one of his works. With the return of Sheriff Alan Pangborn, the protagonist in two of his previous works, the first season felt left the unofficial sequel to Needful Things as the story was completely original with no consultation from the man himself. If the news today is any indication of where the second season
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Stephen King’s ‘The Talisman’ Finds New Director

mllkatI am a 50 something child of the 70’s who admits to being a Star Trek/Star Wars/Comic Book junkie who once dove head first over a cliff (Ok, it was a small hill) to try to rescue his Fantastic Four comic from a watery grave. I am married to a lovely woman who is as crazy as I am and the proud parent of a 15 year old boy with autism. My wife and son are my real heroes. https://mllkat63.wordpress.com
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First Teaser for AMC’s NOS4A2 Miniseries Warns Someone Bad is Coming

As the resident Stephen King fanboy of Geek Vibes Nation, it is my duty to pass that interest on to as many of you as possible. Just as it is King’s duty to have terrible nightmares and pass them all on to us. Obviously, one person he did this well with is his own son, Joseph King. Never heard of him? That’s probably because he didn’t want to use his father’s success to get a step ahead in the writing business and goes by the pen name of Joe Hill. As I am currently making my way through Hill’s universally
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Co-Director and Producer of Pet Sematary Explain Major Change from the Book

A new adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary is coming to terrify us all, with a new trailer having been released to show us what we’re all in for. Especially, the big change between the original novel and the upcoming film. In the original, three-year-old Gage Creed is the one killed by a truck and resurrects after being buried in a supernatural place, but in the newest movie it is going to be his older sister Ellie who is the unfortunate one. Co-director Dennis Widmyer explains the change: “That twist was in the script when we came on board, and straight
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