Tag Archives: Stephen King

“Apt Pupil”

The film “Apt Pupil” takes place in 1984, in southern California. Students sitting in their sociology class are informed by their teacher (Mickey Cottrell), that their week long study of the Holocaust has finished. If the students are interested, however, … Continue reading

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“The Man Who Loved Flowers by Stephen King”

The setting for “The Man Who Loved Flowers” is an early evening in May of 1963. A young man is walking with a brisk step up New York’s Third Avenue. The weather is perfect, and as written in the story, … Continue reading

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“Gwendy’s Final Task by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar

“Gwendy” Final Task” is the third book of a trilogy that began with “Gwendy’s Button Box” written by world-renowned author, Stephen King, and co-authored by Richard Chizmar. The novella was published on May 16, 2017 by Cemetery Dance Publications, and … Continue reading

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“Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye”

“Cat’s Eye” begins with a nod to Stephen King fans. During the opening minutes, Cujo is shown chasing a cat, and Christine is being driven.. Apart from the presence of Cujo, the cat serves an important purpose in the film. … Continue reading

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“Firestarter”

The Department of Scientific Intelligence, known as The Shop, conducts secret experiments. Golden Globe nominee David Keith (An Officer and a Gentleman) plays Andy McGee. He and his wife Vicky, a role acted by six time Golden Globe nominee Heather … Continue reading

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“Gwendy’s Magic Feather”

“Gwendy’s Magic Feather” is the follow up to “Gwendy’s Button Box” written by Richard Chizmar and Stephen King. For the second book, detailing the exploits of the main antagonist Gwendy Peterson, King opted not to contribute to the story, but … Continue reading

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“Doctor Sleep”

“Doctor Sleep” is the sequel to the 1980 film “The Shining,” directed by Oscar winner Stanley Kubrick (2001: A Space Odyssey) and written for the screen by Kubrick and Diane Johnson (Writers of Northern California). The film “Doctor Sleep” is … Continue reading

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“The Ledge From Stephen King’s Night Shift Collection”

February 1978, marked the first time that a collection of bestselling author Stephen King’s short stories were available to be read in one publication. Doubleday published “Night Shift” which contained twenty stories in all, sixteen of which, had been previously … Continue reading

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“Salem’s Lot” (1979)

Ben Mears, portrayed by David Soul, (Starsky and Hutch) returns to the town of Salem’s Lot, Maine, where he lived up until the age of 10. Ben is a novelist, and the current book he is working on, has to … Continue reading

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“The Glass Floor – Stephen King’s First Professionally Published Story”

No matter what profession someone aspires to reach the pinnacle of, be it sports, music, medicine, law, or in Stephen King’s case, writing, there has to be a first step. For King, his love of writing, started out by first … Continue reading

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