Another day, another favorites post. Today however, is something that has been in the works or at least on my mind for the past few “favorites” and it’s time to talk about Stephen King and some of my top favorite adaptations of his works. His birthday was just last month and it’s spooky season where … Continue reading Favorites: Stephen King Adaptations
So this movie has been sitting on my shelf for some time, looking at me like HEY ARE YOU EVER GOING TO WATCH ME? A few days ago, I pulled out some of my tapes that I had either never seen or seen in its entirety and this was one of them. It was always … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers
What can I say about this movie…? I’m still a bit stunned. I went into this movie with some idea of what this movie was about and I was not disappointed! I have a lot of thoughts and critiques about this film so let’s get into my review of 1986’s Maximum Overdrive. Directed and written … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Maximum Overdrive
This is gonna be fun. For the past 3 years, I’ve been working at the city zoo. Now that I’ve left said job, I think I can finally focus on this one. I wanted to do a post about horror movies based around animals. My job at the zoo worked directly but indirectly with animals. … Continue reading Wild Horror + Recs
It’s been a crazy week. I went through my handy dandy blue journal to look through previous ideas or movies to talk about this week. This topic I wanted to do last month but never got around to doing it but I think it’s time to bring up our favorite possession films. Demonic, supernatural, paranormal … Continue reading Top 10 Possession (Horror) Films
un·der·rate /ˌəndə(r)ˈrāt/ Learn to pronounce verb past tense: underrated; past participle: underrated underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something). "a very underrated film" -- Stephen King has tons of works adapted to both the small screen and the big ones. From IT, The Stand, Pet Sematary, Salem’s Lot, to lesser known The … Continue reading Underrated: Stephen King’s Rose Red
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: Interview with the Vampire Year: 1994 Dir.: Neil Jordan Producer(s): David Geffen, Stephen Woolley Writer(s): Based on the Vampire Chronicles/”Interview with the Vampire” (Anne Rice), screenplay (Anne Rice) Company: Geffen Film, Warner Bros. Starring: Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater and Stephen Rea. This film is an aesthetically Victorian gothic … Continue reading Interview with the Vampire; most of all, I longed for death.
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!
You know what time it is! It's another post discussing another film and for this, I decided to go back in time. If you came from tumblr and the entire shotsofhorror blog over there, you might recognize the captures used from there. I have saved EVERY single capture I've edited (and some never posted) and … Continue reading Creepshow; I want my cake!