It: Chapter 2

In 2017, “It: Chapter 1,” based on the novel by Stephen King, opened worldwide in many theaters. The film earned positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Bill Skarsgård earned praise for his performance as Pennywise The Dancing Clown, who’s the primary antagonist of the book and film. A sequel titled, “It: Chapter 2,” […]

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Pet Sematary (2019)

In 2010, movie studio, “Paramount Pictures” confirmed they were working on a remake of “Pet Sematary” based on the novel by Stephen King. It took seven years for the studio to find a screenwriter, producers & a director to shepherd until the remake is given an official green-lit. In 2018, Jason Clarke (Dawn Of The […]

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Pet Sematary (1989)

Author, Stephen King and his family rented a house nearby by a cemetery for pets, a road with fast cars passing, his son Owen, nearly got hit by an oncoming car, his daughter Naomi, buried the family cat, Smucky after it was fatally hit by a car. As a result of his real life experience, […]

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Ready Player One

In 2011, author/screenwriter, Ernest Cline, published his first novel called, “Ready Player One.” The Story is set in The 2040’s about a teenager named, Wade Watts, who embarks on a quest, organized by late co-creator/game designer, Haliday, to retrieve an egg in a virtual world called, The OASIS. It’s a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO for […]

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It: Chapter 1

In the year 1986, Stephen King released a novel called “It.” The book earned a bunch of praise and It (no pun intended) was also the best selling book of 1986. As a result of popular demand, a two part mini-series aired in 1990 starring Tim Curry as Pennywise The Dancing Clown. The 1990 mini-series […]

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Firestarter

As a novelist, it must be very difficult to come up with a fresh idea to creatively challenge yourself, as you want to keep our audience entertained with new tricks like a magician at a magic show trying to develop more unique ideas to keep the public more interested in the product. Take Stephen King […]

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Stand By Me

1986 was an important year in cinema. Films such as “Aliens,” “Blue Velvet,” “Ferris Buller’s Day Off,” “The Fly,” “An American Tail,” “Big Trouble In Little China” & Platoon” became household names due to their memorable moments, storylines, characters, and cult status. One film in particular came out as these movies was none other than […]

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The Dark Tower

Before going through the ups and downs with this review, here’s a history lesson on the troubled 10 year gap production on Stephen King’s film adaptation of The Dark Tower. It all started in 2007, J.J. Abrams was hired to produce and direct the picture after bidding the films rights to King for just $19 […]

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Maximum Overdrive

To direct your first full length feature film, you must immerse yourself into the cinematic world of storytelling by going to film school or educate yourself by watching lots of movies or take a bunch of notes. You know what Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino, and Paul Thomas Anderson have in common? They didn’t go to […]

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The Green Mile

Its time for another review on one of Stephen King’s film adaptations to prepare for the upcoming future adaptations such as The Dark Tower and It. The two films will be released in August and September. If you’ve seen a trailer for The Dark Tower, it has been confirmed that all of King’s works are […]

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The Shining

Groundbreaking director, Stanley Kubrick, (2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket) released a film called “Barry Lyndon,” but at the time of its release, critics disliked it and it was a box office disappointment. Today, Barry Lyndon is now considered one of Kubrick’s best films. Desparate to earn positive appeal to the […]

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Carrie (1976)

Let’s look back at the very first film adaptation based on the works of Stephen King. Carrie is the one that cemented King’s reputation as an author and was also the novel that brought him attention to Hollywood by adapting the book into a feature full length motion picture. Carrie was released in 1976, it […]

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