Tag Archives: Stephen King

Film Review – Doctor Sleep

Did The Shining really need a sequel? Of course not. Stanley Kubrick’s revered 1980 adaptation of the Stephen King novel is a classic of horror cinema that stands shoulder to shoulder with the likes of The Exorcist. Yet after King … Continue reading

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Film Review – It Chapter Two

To be honest, It has never been one of my favourite Stephen King horror stories. I much prefer Misery, The Shining, and especially Carrie. Still, the novel (and especially the 1990 TV mini-series) proved hugely popular, which brings us to … Continue reading

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Film Review – Pet Sematary

Stephen King’s bleakest novel Pet Sematary gets a new coat of cinematic paint in this glossy remake from directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer. An undoubted improvement on the disappointing 1989 version, this is reasonably solid stuff for genre fans, … Continue reading

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Film Review – It

Stephen King’s It has previously been adapted as a memorable television miniseries, so this new version, helmed by Mama director Andy Muschietti, comes with a certain level of expectation. Personally I don’t find It quite the bone-chilling exercise in terror … Continue reading

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