Tag Archive: horror

‘Salem’s Lot: From Book to Screen

When it comes to movie adaptations I think only William Shakespeare has had more cinematic translations than author Stephen King, but unfortunately King also holds the record for the amount of terrible adaptation of his works.

Beware! The Blob (1972) – Review

One of the seminal monster movies of the 50s was 1958’s The Blob, produced by Jack H. Harris and starring 27 year old Steve McQueen as a “teenager” leading a group of rebels without causes against an amorphous creature from…
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The Stepford Wives: From Book to Screen

The term “Stepford Wife” entered the world’s lexicon shortly after author Ira Levin’s book was published back in 1972, and I’d say more people are familiar with the term and it’s meaning (i.e. a woman who seems to conform blindly…
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The Remaining (2012) – Review

You know what will ruin a wedding party? The Rapture, that’s what. In director Casey La Scala’s “sort of found footage” movie that is exactly what happens, and it’s basically a more palatable version of Left Behind: A Novel of…
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Stranger Things: Season One – Review

Take the kids from E.T. The Extraterrestrial, give one of them the sister from Pretty in Pink, have one of them abducted by the Beast from Poltergeist, and then put them all in the vicinity of the government facility from…
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