Stephen King Spotlight

September 10, 2017

Stephen King Taught Me To Think

The books of Stephen King have influenced pulled at me over many years and many visits to the stack of books by the toilet.
September 10, 2017

Sordid Cinema Podcast #530: Stephen King’s ‘It’

How does the first big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's 'IT' turn out? You'll have to listen to find out.
September 9, 2017

‘IT’ Offers Well-Crafted 80s Horror That Doesn’t Clown Around

'IT' is a well-crafted coming-of-age story that engages even as it plays things a tad too safe for a story involving a supernatural killer clown.
September 9, 2017

Projecting Horror: The Best Scene in ‘It’

Each of the manifestations seen in It is tied to the deepest fears of the child seeing it, but of all the scenes, the best scene in the entire film, without a doubt takes place in the garage.
September 9, 2017

A Look Into The Most Controversial and Unfilmable Scene In ‘It’

The scene in question is the one that people are generally referring to when they use the phrase "that scene". So why all the pussy-footing around? What is it about this scene that has fans of It so close-mouthed?
September 8, 2017

My Favorite Stephen King Adaptations

Not every Stephen King story has translated well to film, but these are a few of the best.
September 8, 2017

Tom Watches Movies: ‘Stephen King’s IT’ Is Dated but Not Toothless

Aside from one memorable performance, 'Stephen King's IT' is a mostly run-of-the-mill 90s miniseries.
September 2, 2017
Idris Elba

Which Stephen King Novels Would Make Great Games?

There’s no denying that Stephen King is one of the mostly influential novelists of the twentieth century. His prolific novel output is matched only by the works his stories have inspired, from Netflix’s Stranger Things to games such as Alan Wake and Resident Evil VII: Biohazard.
October 17, 2016

Brian De Palma’s ‘Carrie’ is nothing short of brilliant

The prom climax is so brilliantly staged that it justifies classifying Carrie as one of the greatest horror films ever made. From the long tracking shots (including one take that took an entire day to shoot), to the split-screen; the climax in Carrie is De Palma working at his best.