Stephen King Horror-thon

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Gerald’s Game (2017)

"The people who were supposed to protect you from the monsters turned out to be monsters themselves." Gerald's Game was adapted from Stephen King's 1992...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: It: Chapter One (2017)

2017's It: Chapter One is a rare example of a horror remake that gets absolutely everything right-- the acting from it's child cast is...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Carrie (2013)

Okay, I'm just going to come right out and say it: between the 1976 original and the 2013 adaptation, I prefer this one. That's not...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: The Mist (2007)

On the surface, The Mist had the makings of a run-of-the-mill creature flick. But while it certainly borrows some monster movie ingredients from the classics,...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: 1408 (2007)

In 2007, 1408 marked a return to the basics for Stephen King adaptations. 1408 centers around an author of haunted tourism books who doesn't...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Nightmares and Dreamscapes (2006)

Stephen King seems to have learned from some of the short-comings of past made-for-television adaptations of his shorts. Because while Nightmares & Dreamscapes may lack...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Stephen King’s Desperation (2006)

Stephen King's 2006 television movie Desperation isn't one of his most well-known novel adaptations, but to me, it's one of the most nightmare-inducing. And that's...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Secret Window (2004)

Some windows should never be opened. Secret Window is a psychological horror film based on Stephen King's novella Secret Window, Secret Garden from his 1990 short...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Kingdom Hospital (2004)

Kingdom Hospital's 2004 release saw Stephen King further exploring his appetite for crafting thrilling episodic horror spectacles for the silver screen-- to varied effect. This...

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Green Room (2015): The Festering Ultra-Violent Rage of ‘Angry White Males’ in Pre-Tr*mp America

It probably is not a coincidence that, in 2016, A24 released their horror-thriller masterpiece Green Room the same month that Republican presidential...

The Invitation (2015): The Spiritual Philosophy of Bereavement and the Cult of Social Civility

Tonight is the night our faith becomes real, reads the tagline for The Invitation, the psychological horror thriller that chronicles the dinner...

We Are Still Here (2015): The Supernatural Dread of Denial, Grief, and Rural Isolationism

There’s a reason why haunted-house films are such a welcomed mainstay in the horror genre. The house as a safe space and...

The Witch (2015): The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Puritan Moral Panic and Patriarchal Family Dynamics

The 2010s marked a notable resurgence of religious themes and imagery in horror film. Perhaps most faithful to theological folklore was 2015’s...