Stephen King Horror-thon

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Rose Red (2002)

2002's Rose Red television miniseries revolves around a haunted mansion that has a mind of its own-- rearranging its architecture, adding new rooms as...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Storm of the Century (1999)

In 1999, Stephen King skipped the novel and went straight to writing the screenplay-- with the Craig R. Baxley-directed miniseries, Storm of the Century....

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Apt Pupil (1998)

Horror movie fans are no stranger to Nazi imagery. Dead Snow, Outpost, Green Room, and Overlord (which comes out later this year) are all...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: The Shining (1997)

Because of its reputation as the inferior adaptation of Stephen King's 1977 psychological horror novel of the same name, I never had an interest in...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Dolores Claiborne (1995)

Dolores Claiborne is not your typical Stephen King film. The 1992 novel, unlike most of King's literature, contains no chapters, double-spacing between paragraphs, or other...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: The Stand (1994)

Of all the Stephen King horror adaptations on this list, The Stand is perhaps the most ripe for a remake. Released in 1994, this...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: The Dark Half (1993)

In 1993, horror fans got another George A Romero - Stephen King collaboration in the form of The Dark Half, which was adapted from King's...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Misery (1990)

Like Stephen King's best work, Misery works on several levels. It excels as a dark comedy, a psychological thriller, a sadistic horror movie, and...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: It (1990)

Director Tommy Lee Wallace (Halloween III: Season of the Witch and Fright Night Part 2) had a challenging road ahead when signed on to...

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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...