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UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Review: ‘Doctor Sleep’ can’t escape ‘The Shining’

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 …

More frights await in theaters this fall

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

Review: ‘It Chapter Two’ keeps up scares but loses sight of the Losers Club

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

‘It’ edges out Tom Cruise’s ‘American Made’ to take No. 1

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

‘It’ floats away with record-breaking $117.2 million weekend

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.

Cops ‘find’ red balloon floating in Stephen King’s hometown

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.

Review: ‘It’ works because of the characters at the center of the story

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 …

AP Exclusive: Stephen King talks ‘It’ and other adaptations

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 …

Twitter retaliation: Stephen King blocks Trump from ‘It’

Stephen King is retaliating against President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter.

Review: In ‘The Dark Tower,’ franchise visions fall flat

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” …

Stephen King drives ‘Mercedes’ trilogy to emotional end

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 – …

Stephen King ponders death in new collection ‘Bazaar of Bad Dreams’

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 …

Filmmaker wants to make King’s epic

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 …