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Out Mag Cries Pennywise Isn’t Pro-Gay, Blames Trump
6 days ago

Out Mag Cries Pennywise Isn’t Pro-Gay, Blames Trump

Pennywise the Clown is the child-eating monster unearthed from Stephen King’s legendary mind.

The beast haunted the fictional town of Derry, Maine in the author’s 1986 thriller. Now, he’s doing …
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‘It Chapter Two’ Has Just One True Highlight
1 week ago

‘It Chapter Two’ Has Just One True Highlight

The second half of the “It” saga boasts the same director, screenwriter, source material and even the King himself.

Stephen, that is, via a cutesy cameo.

So what happened between …
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11 Epic Slams Against Stephen King’s Ghoulish Train Tweet
2 years ago

11 Epic Slams Against Stephen King’s Ghoulish Train Tweet

Does anyone know the macabre better than Stephen King?

The horror maestro’s books have been getting under our skins for decades. Few scribes have been as successful with their creepy, …
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Why ‘Gerald’s Game’ Lacks Stephen King Worthy Scares
2 years ago

Why ‘Gerald’s Game’ Lacks Stephen King Worthy Scares

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One of the year’s biggest curiosity items is Mike Flanagan’s adaptation of Stephen King’s 1992 novel, “Gerald’s Game.”

For horror fans, this Netflix project promised big things. Flanagan, director of …
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Here’s How ‘It’ Fulfills TV Version’s Untapped Potential
2 years ago

Here’s How ‘It’ Fulfills TV Version’s Untapped Potential

Tim Curry’s terrifying turn in the 1990 miniseries “Stephen King’s It” distracted us from one simple truth.

There’s no way a TV production from that era could nail the author’s …
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‘Annabelle’ Scribe Shares Franchise’s Secrets
2 years ago

‘Annabelle’ Scribe Shares Franchise’s Secrets

Gary Dauberman says the creepy star of the “Annabelle” series is the gift that keeps on giving. And she doesn’t even draw a salary.

We’re talking about the titular doll, …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Dark Tower,’ ‘Inconvenient Sequel’
2 years ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Dark Tower,’ ‘Inconvenient Sequel’

This may be the worst advertisement for an eight-novel series ever made.

“The Dark Tower” is a sequel of sorts to Stephen King’s sprawling saga of the same name. That …
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Is ‘Lawnmower Man’ Hollywood’s Definitive VR Film?
2 years ago

Is ‘Lawnmower Man’ Hollywood’s Definitive VR Film?

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There was a 2014 “Wired” cover story that touted the arrival of the Oculus Rift, the Palmer Luckey-created virtual reality headset,

My awareness of virtual reality, both the sci-fi concept …
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‘Misery’s’ Willis Delivers in Broadway Bow
4 years ago

‘Misery’s’ Willis Delivers in Broadway Bow

Despite the lukewarm greeting, Willis and company pumped some box office juice into New York’s theatrical scene. Perhaps audiences are a little more receptive to the star’s horror-centric choice than …
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HiT Movie Review: ‘Stephen King’s A Good Marriage’
5 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘Stephen King’s A Good Marriage’

It’s Stephen King territory, and the horror novelist’s first screenplay adapted from one of his works in 25 years tackles that scenario head on.

Only “A Good Marriage” isn’t interested …
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