8 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Stephen King Stories

Shawshank Redemption Cover-Castle Rock Entertainment

The King of Horror, The Master of Mystery   As of this writing, Stephen King has 244 writing credits for produced projects in IMDb. This includes books, novels, novellas, short stories, poems, haikus, and limericks. And I’m only kidding about the haikus and limericks (yes, there is a movie short based a poem he wrote). In fact, Guinness has certified […]

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Is The Movie IT Too Scary For A 13-Year-Old?

IT Movie Cover-New Line Cinemas

Been There, Done That Read the book, saw the miniseries, got the T-shirt (okay, so I didn’t really have the T-shirt). IT: Chapter One (I like to capitalize “IT” in writing when referring to the story since “it” can be very confusing in conversation. “How is it?” “The movie?” “No, dinner.”) came out September 8th. On IMDB, IT gets pretty high […]

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What Was the First Horror/Slasher Film?

A Nightmare On Elm Street

Wes Craven, Producer/Director/Writer/Actor, Dies When Wes Craven passed away at age 76, it sparked controversy. Well, at least in my household. Because on the Today Show, we heard Matt Belloni with the Hollywood Reporter credit Craven as “helping to invent a genre in the 80s with A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), which Craven then turned on its head and poked fun at that […]

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Movie Review: Comparing Poltergeist And Reboot

It was the “Summer of Spielberg” The summer E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, and Poltergiest were released a week apart in June 1982. Being a child of the 80s, I loved both E.T. and Poltergeist (1982), the latter starring JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, and little Heather O’Rourke as Carol-Anne, who disappears into her bedroom closet. “Theey’re heeere” is a line voted as […]

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