Tag Archives: Stephen King
Bring Out Your Dead!
Stephen King's The Stand Review
It is an exciting time for Stephen King fans. Not only has Chapter Two of one of his most popular stories come to theaters, but he recently released a new novel with another already announced, as well. On top of that, fans are being treated to newly restored versions of his older works. The latest to get this treatment is The Stand, a made-for-television adaption, directed by Mick Garris.
A man-made flu-like virus is rapidly spreading across [...]
IN THE TALL GRASS | Based on the Novella By Stephen King & Joe Hill – Releases Globally on Netflix October 4
Releases Globally on Netflix October 4
Starring Harrison Gilbertson, Laysla De Oliveira, Avery Whitted, Will Buie Jr., Rachel Wilson and Patrick Wilson
Written & Directed By Vincenzo Natali
Based on the Novella By Stephen King and Joe Hill
Produced By Steven Hoban, Mark Smith, Jimmy Miller, M. Riley
After hearing a young boy’s cry for help, a sister and brother venture into a vast field of tall grass in Kansas but soon discover there may be no way [...]
Trash Bags and a Unicycle
Creepshow 2 Video Review
Is it Wednesday already? It sure is! You know what that means, folks. Rottin’ Roger is back again with another video review; This time, he tackles Michael Gornick’s anthology sequel, Creepshow 2.
Written by horror titans Stephen King and George A. Romero, this sequel revives the anthology formula utilized in the first film, five years earlier. How does Creepshow 2 hold up to its predecessor? Press play on the video below and find out what Roger has to say, [...]
Maybe I’m Weird
Director Peter Cornwell’s adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “Gramma” is a wonderfully well done and beautifully shot film. While this story has been adapted for television once before in a condensed episode of The Twilight Zone, writer Matt Greenberg let the story come to screen with much more wind in its sails.
Chandler Riggs, Dylan McDermott, and Mark Duplass stand out with wonderful performances. It’s obvious that these characters have those quirks that Stephen King is famous for. [...]
I’m Gonna Blow Your Ass Off
Silver Bullet Review
I’ve been a wolf-man and werewolf fan for as long as I can remember, so you can imagine my surprise when I found another little gem that went under my radar for so long. Now, I can cross a werewolf movie and a Stephen King movie off of my to-watch list with Daniel Attias’ “Silver Bullet.”
It’s always great to see a new take on an old idea; Daniel Attias and Stephen King were able to take the story of [...]
Sometimes Dead is Better
Pet Sematary Review
Believe it or not, even though I’ve been a horror film fanatic for half of my life, I just never got around to watching many of the Stephen King adaptations that have been produced. Now, I’ve seen a few here and there, but nothing to boast about. Well, tonight I can cross one more off that list — 1989’s “Pet Sematary.”
At its core, “Pet Sematary” is a zombie film; a tale of deceased animals and humans being resurrected from [...]