Posts Tagged ‘stephen king’

The Shining and Toxic Masculinity

Stephen King’s 1977 best-selling novel, The Shining, and its subsequent 1980 film adaptation, directed by Stanley Kubrick, have been heralded as landmarks in horror literature and cinema. Both the novel and the film cente...


It Review- Genuine Scares, Humor, and Heart

Director: Andy Muschietti Screenplay by: Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman Release date: September 8, 2017 Cast: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack D...


Stephen King’s The Talisman: Book Review

When I first started Stephen King’s/Peter Straub’s The Talisman, I thought I was being treated to a kid’s book. It certainly starts off like one, with 12-year old Jack Sawyer heading to a mysterious world in the hope of f...



Stephen King’s The Stand Review

Note: I listened to The Stand as an audio book; I did not read it. This review is based off my second time through, and at 50 hours of audio, it took me quite a few months to reach the end. The Stand is a juggernaut of a novel ...


Stephen King’s Revival: Book Review

I’ve always associated Stephen King with large plots, tons of characters, and a certain level of crazy that I just don’t get elsewhere. He is, after all, the man that gave us Pennywise the Clown, Jack Torrance, and Randall ...