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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The Masque Of The Red Death, A Colorful Symphony of the Macabre, Releases on Blu Ray

"One of the best and most ambitious of the Roger Corman Edgar Allan Poe series," according to TV Guide, The Masque Of...

It Follows (2014): Sex, Nostalgia, and The Existential Dread of Emerging Adulthood

Sex and horror have been tethered together in film since the genre's beginnings. Horror cinema remains one of the sharpest means for...

Creep (2014): The Nature of Creepiness, Exploited Loneliness, and Fabricated Victimhood

If ever there were an accolade for the most aptly-title horror film, it should undoubtedly go to 2014's Creep, which embodies its...

Goodnight Mommy (2014): A Tale of Two Brothers— And Their Coping Mechanisms for Bereavement

When Goodnight Mommy finally received a limited theatrical release in September 2015, it had already developed a reputation on the festival circuit...