stephen king

  Watching this King/Romero production for the umpteenth time and never noticed before how heavily they depend on Mario Bava style lighting.  It’s kind of clever, I’ll have to ask King or Romero someday, but I suspect it was an ...

  Carrie is kind of a difficult movie for me.  Some of the finest acting of any horror film and aside from the supernatural elements a fairly realistic depiction of what high school is like for the ‘different kids’. One ...

  Watching this again for the first time since it aired in 1990.  From what I remember IT was about fifty percent of a good movie.  I think some of the stars being well known hurt it as well as ...

Slim Pickens was offered the part of Dick Hallorann in Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Shining, but Pickens stipulated that he would appear in the film only if Kubrick was required to shoot Pickens’ scenes in fewer than 100 takes.  Instead, ...