“Mama” Director Andrés Muschietti Takes Charge of Stephen King’s “It”; Filming Starts Soon

...before!? Last year we reported the project to bring one of horror novelist Stephen King’s scariest novels to the big screen was green-lit for summer or autumn 2015. But it never happened. True Detective and Beasts of the No Nation director Cary Fukunaga was...

Top 10 Things Missing From Andy Muschietti’s “It” That Made The Book Better

...ver truly do the epic novel justice. Illustration depicting Pennywise from Stephen King’s novel IT. Photo Credit: Orbik Spoiler note: Before I start, this top ten will be very, very spoiler heavy, both in terms of the film, the novel and potential sequel. So...
Posted On 15 Oct 2017

A Decade of Soulless Remakes and Re-imaginings: Horror in the 2000s

...Man”, “The Last House On The Left”, “Prom Night”, “Black Christmas”). Poor Stephen King The famed horror novelist Stephen King has been a go-to source for Hollywood horror tales since Brian De Palma...

Top 10 Auteur Film Adaptations

...Knight films. 1. Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (1980) Adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining And time to conclude with the most famous auteur adaptation ever, because the original writer still despises it. Stanley Kubrick of 2001: A Space Odyssey, A...

Review: Silver Bullet

...m in the lead role sans friend and many time co-star Corey Feldman and has Stephen King inadvisably adapting his own short story, but it co-stars Gary Busey in one of few films the fine-toothed actor appears in that doesn’t stink. So you’ve got to give...

Review: The King’s Speech

...ionel’s wife comes home. The wife has no clue Lionel has been treating the king, making for an interesting reaction to the people she finds in her living room. But what really sets The King’s Speech apart is the performance of...

Review: Stand By Me (Reiner, 1986)

...nley Kubrick had to create a new vision for The Shining to the point where Stephen King couldn’t make out his version of the story and consequently hated it. Children Of The Corn lacked any intensity, for instance, and languished in a wave of cliché....

From Stage-To-Screen, Shakespeare’s “King Lear: The Film” To Make On Demand Debut July 11

...or Talawa, and we’re excited to be working with our partners in delivering King Lear: The Film.” King Lear: The Film is funded by digital commissioning body The Space with the aim of bringing the impressive production to a...