The guys go see IT, the adaptation of Stepen Kings novel of the same name. Alex, Dean & Pat discuss the film itself, it’s differences and similarities from the the original novel and tv mini-series, what they liked about the new film, and more.
Stephen King’s epic fantasy tale of Roland Deschain and his quest for the Dark Tower has finally escaped from development hell and has made its way to theaters. It joins other adaptations of King’s novels, but is perhaps be the most crucial one yet. The eight Dark Tower novels connect to many of King’s other works, including, but not limited to: The Stand, It, The Shining, Desperation, The Regulators, Salem’s Lot & Christine. With this film possibly being the first of many sequels (and a prequel TV series), the pressure is on for it to be a hit… Continue reading Trouble in Mid-Guard;The Path to the Dark Tower
Since Alex has been reading just Stephen King and not much else while Dean’s barely read any of the author’s work, we decided to go back to episode 31’s formula with Stephen King books. Alex shows the cover of the novel, Dean guess’s the content and Patrick swears he isn’t falling asleep. Covers and Christopher Walken pics below Continue reading Podcast Episode Forty: The Stephen King Special
“I met him, fifteen years ago; I was told there was nothing left; no reason, no conscience, no understanding; and even the most rudimentary sense of life or death, of good or evil, right or wrong. I met this six-year-old child, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes… the devil’s eyes. I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up because I realized that what was living behind that boy’s eyes was purely and simply… evil.”
–Dr. Loomis, Halloween
The horror genre has long been a major part of my life. Long before other mediums, film and television were my gateway into the land of horror. While my friends shielded their eyes from the likes of Michael Meyers, Linda Blair’s portrayal of Regan, Mr. Barlow, and Pennywise the Clown, I was positioned in front of the television watching these horrors come to life before me. My mother likes to tell people–in fact, she just told this to my fiancé two days ago that The Leprechaun was one of my favorite movies growing up, and I would watch it over and over again.