Silver Bullet (1985)

Directed by Daniel Attias.  Written by Stephen King.  Starring Corey Haim, Megan Follows, Gary Busey, Terry O'Quinn, Bill Smitrovich and Everett McGill. Plot: an 11-year-old boy and his 15-year-old sister, try to stop a werewolf in their quaint, little town of Tarker's Mills. In the spring of 1976, things are pretty normal for the paralyzed … Continue reading Silver Bullet (1985)

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The Stand (1994)

Directed by Mick Garris.  Written by Stephen King.  Starring Ruby Dee, Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Corin Nemec, Rob Lowe, Adam Storke, Miguel Ferrar, Jamey Sheridan, Ray Walston, Laura San Giacomo, Matt Frewer, Bill Fagerbakke, Ossie Davis, Shawnee Smith, Ed Harris, Cynthia Garris, John Landis, Karem Abdul-Jabar and Stephen King himself. Plot: a plague breaks out … Continue reading The Stand (1994)

Pet Sematary (2019)

Directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer.  Written by Matt Greenberg and Jeff Buhler, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, Jete Laurence, Obssa Ahmed, Alyssa Levine, Hugo & Lucas Lavoie and John Lithgow. Plot: Dr. Louis Creed (Clarke) moves his family to Maine and discovers a mysterious burial ground … Continue reading Pet Sematary (2019)

IT: Chapter One (2017)

Directed by Andy Muschietti.  Written by Chase Palmer, Gary Dauberman, Cary Fukunaga (based on the novel by Stephen King).  Starring Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Jackson Robert Scott, Nicholas Hamilton, Steven Williams and Bill Skarsgard. Plot: a group of bullied kids band together to … Continue reading IT: Chapter One (2017)

7 Movies We Wish We Hadn’t Seen

Well, the title is pretty obvious.  This is a small list of movies that we're not even sure how we got through watching.  And we want to warn you ahead of time that they aren't worth it.  Spend your time elsewhere.  Here goes: CRAZY EIGHT'S (2006) With a superb cast (including Dina Meyer, Frank Whaley … Continue reading 7 Movies We Wish We Hadn’t Seen

Sometimes They Come Back (1991)

Directed by Tom McLoughlin.  Written by Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal, based on a short story by Stephen King.  Starring Tim Matheson, Robert Russler, Brooke Adams, Michael Gross, Nicholas Sadler, Robert Hy Gorman and Chris Demetral. Plot: a man and his family are harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid Jim Norman … Continue reading Sometimes They Come Back (1991)

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Written and directed by Stephen King.  Starring Emilio Estevez, Laura Harrington, Pat Hingle, Yeardley Smith and Frankie Faison. Plot: a mysterious comet turns earth's machines into blood-thirsty killers and a group of survivors are trapped inside a truck stop by a group of homicidal trucks Not even Stephen King likes this movie apparently, but we … Continue reading Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Children of the Corn (1984)

Directed by Fritz Kiersch.  Written by George Goldsmith, based on a short story by Stephen King.  Starring Linda Hamilton, Peter Horton, Courtney Gains, John Franklin, and Robby Kiger. Plot: a couple gets trapped in a small town where the children have take over, killing all the adults in the name of He Who Walks Behind … Continue reading Children of the Corn (1984)

1408 (2007)

Directed by Mikael Hafstrom.  Written by Matt Greenberg, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.  Based on a short story by Stephen King.  Starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack and Tony Shalhoub. Plot: a writer checks into a hotel room to debunk rumors that it is haunted So, here comes John Cusack, writer extraordinaire of … Continue reading 1408 (2007)