Stories tagged: stephen king
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
What is the hold that “The Shining” has over us culturally? It’s the popularity of Stephen King, indeed, but it also is, specifically, Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film. The surreal and …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
Summer’s almost over. The days are getting shorter. Pumpkin spice is in the air. Orange and black-themed stores are opening in once-vacant buildings. Yep. It’s nearly Halloween.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
What “It Chapter Two” has going for it is a shockingly excellent cast of adult Losers who picks up the mantle where their younger selves left off 27 years ago.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017
After dipping to No. 2 last weekend, “It” has regained control of the North American box office in its fourth weekend in theaters.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
The Stephen King adaptation “It” from New Line and Warner Bros. shattered records over the weekend earning $117.2 million from 4,103 locations according to studio estimates on Sunday.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Police in the Maine city that’s home to Stephen King played a prank to coincide with the opening of the horror film “It,” based on King’s book.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
A whole generation was scarred for life and saddled with a clown phobia thanks to slumber party screenings of the 1990 miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s “It,” starring Tim Curry …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
More than 60 of Stephen King’s novels and short stories have been made into movies or TV series over the past 40 years, with a bumper crop of recent and …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
Stephen King is retaliating against President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
Ah, August. It’s that time of year when you can head to your local multiplex to see Matthew McConaughey as an interplanetary David Copperfield who’s trying to use his “magics” …
Sat., June 11, 2016
Readers who missed Brady Hartsfield in the second book in Stephen King’s trilogy about a psychotic killer will be delighted to know he’s alive – but definitely not well – …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015
Stephen King has always addressed his “Constant Readers” in prefaces or afterwords to his books. He likes to share what inspired him or what he was thinking about when he …
Fri., Dec. 24, 2010
The creations of Stephen King have been keeping people up at night for decades, but Ron Howard has been losing sleep lately for a different reason. The Oscar-winning filmmaker is …