Tag Archives: Stephen King

“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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“Gwendy’s Button Box By Stephen King & Richard Chizmar”

“There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the Suicide Stairs. Every day this summer – yes, even on Sundays – twelve-year old Gwendy Peterson has taken the stairs, … Continue reading

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“Silver Bullet”

The opening narration of the film “Silver Bullet,“ voiced by two-time Emmy nominee, Tovah Feldshuh (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), informs the viewer that in 1976, during the last full moon before school let out for summer vacation, something sinister happened. An evil … Continue reading

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“De Palma – A Documentary Spanning The Director’s Career”

“I was really into low-budget horror movies when I was young. Then I started discovering De Palma’s stuff. You could describe a lot of his earlier movies as horror, Body Double, Carrie, Dressed to Kill, The Fury, but there was … Continue reading

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“Stranger Things – An Entertaining Homage to the 1980s”

The character driven and well executed series, “Stranger Things,” was created by brothers, Matt and Ross Duffer (Hidden). Like the FX show “The Americans,” the series does not deal with the current time period, but takes place during the 1980s; … Continue reading

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“Stephen King’s A Good Marriage”

At the conclusion of the film that shares the same name as the title of this blog, my first thoughts were not about what I had just watched. Instead, they were about a biography I had seen on cable several … Continue reading

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Tales From The Darkside: The Complete Series

Man lives in the sunlit world of what he believes to be reality. But… there is, unseen by most, an underworld, a place that is just as real, but not as brightly lit…a DARKSIDE. Those are the words spoken in … Continue reading

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