Stephen King

  • Doctor Sleep: A Winning Combination of King and Kubrick

    How do you make a sequel to The Shining? Your first thought is probably “don’t”, but this is Hollywoodland and such things have to come to pass. The answer: make a completely different kind of movie. A sequel that’s equal parts connected to the original masterpiece of horror and...
  • A Book-Reader’s Hopes For IT Chapter 2

    Spoilers for the film IT and the novel on which it is based incoming. Being a huge fan of Stephen King’s novels and the vastly interconnected universe they contain, IT was one of my most anticipated movies of the year and thankfully the film lived up to my expectations....
  • First Look At Pennywise From Upcoming ‘IT’ Remake

    The first image of Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the Clown have been released as production is now well underway on the adaptation of Stephen King’s It. Take a look at the clown that will be responsible for a new generation of Coulrophobics: Divergent and Hemlock Grove star Bill Skarsgard is the infamous clown and Andy...
  • Comics 202 – Locke & Key

    Originally posted by Stuart Kirkman Welcome to the seventh instalment in this series of Comic Book recommendations – designed to help newer readers discover some great series. If you haven’t already, please check out A Beginner’s Guide to Comics, where we cover the basics of the medium. All of...
  • Stephen King: The Dark Tower Movie May Upset Fans

    The long-awaited film adaptation of Stephen King’s fantasy classic The Dark Tower is finally in production. However the author warns that changes to the story may upset fans, Speaking on the EW podcast King said: “I expect that the movie will start where the books start, Y’know, ‘The man...
  • Why a Stephen King Shared Cinematic/TV Universe Would Be Awesome

    Since the 1970’s Stephen King has been, as his name suggests, the king of horror literature. Unlike Edgar Allen Poe or H.P Lovecraft before him, King has managed to bring his brand of horror, sci-fi and fantasy to mainstream audiences and his creations like Pennywise the clown have become...