Title: Carrie Year: 1976 Dir.: Brian de Palma Producer(s): Paul Manosh Writer(s): Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay), “Carrie” novel by Stephen King Company: United Artists Starring: Sissy Spacek, William Katt, John Travolta, Piper Laurie How could I have forgotten Carrie? It’s one of the few Stephen King films that I’ve seen and read with its novelization. … Continue reading Carrie; take Carrie to the prom, I dare you!
Title: John Carpenter’s The Thing Year: 1982 Dir.: John Carpenter Producer(s): David Foster, Lawrence Turman Writer(s): Bill Lancaster (screenplay), Who Goes There (novel, by John W. Campbell Jr.) Company: Universal Starring: Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T. K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, … Continue reading The Thing; Man is the warmest place to hide.
Title: The Ring Year: 2002 Dir.: Gore Verbinski Producer(s): Walter F. Parkes, Laurie Macdonald Writer(s): Ring (novel) by Koji Suzuki, Ehren Kruger (screenplay) Company: DreamWorks Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman It’s the early 2000s and horror is definitely taking a turn from the 90s teen horror driven climate. We’re getting original … Continue reading The Ring; everyone will suffer.
Title: The Shining Year: 1980 Dir.: Stanley Kubrick Producer(s): Stanley Kubrick Writer(s): Stephen King (novel), Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson Company: Warner Bros. Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd I haven’t seen The Shining in a long time. I couldn’t tell you a complete scene without cheating thanks to Google. However, visually, I … Continue reading The Shining; Wendy, I’m home!
Title: Bram Stoker’s Dracula Year: 1992 Dir.: Francis Ford Coppola Producer: Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Fuchs, Charles Mulvehill Writer(s): Bram Stoker (“Dracula”), James V. Hart Company: American Zoetrope, Columbia Pictures Starring: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins, Cary Elwes, Sadie Frost, Richard E. Grant, Tom Waits. This movie is an art nerd’s wet … Continue reading Bram Stoker’s Dracula; The Blood is the Life.