Happy Birthday Stephen King!!!

Novelist Stephen King says writing is like leaving the ordinary world for a world of his own making: "It's a wonderful, exhilarating experience."

Mercy (2014)

Directed by Peter Cornwell.  Written by Matt Greenberg, based on a short story titled "Gramma" by Stephen King.  Starring Chandler Riggs, Shirley Knight, Frances O'Connor, Dylan McDermott, Mark Duplass, Joel Courtney and Joe Egender. Plot: a single mother and her two boys take care of her ailing mother. Now, having read "Gramma", I was excited … Continue reading Mercy (2014)

IT: Chapter Two (2019)

Directed by Andy Muschietti.  Written by Gary Dauberman, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Starring James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Martell, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Taylor, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Teach Grant and Javier Botet. Plot: 27 years … Continue reading IT: Chapter Two (2019)

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)

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)