Carrie

KILLER RABBIT… er, REVIEW: “THE MIST” TV SHOW

KILLER RABBIT… er, REVIEW: “THE MIST” TV SHOW

This week Steve returns with a review of what he considers to be a terrible TV show. Do you agree? You’ll have to watch it to find out, and then you’ll be sorry! Read More »

Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Filming Stephen King: the task that’s defeated dozens of movie-makers

Why have so many Stephen King novels remained so stubbornly resistant to Hollywood adaptation? Read More »

Do Not Barco Engage Yet, Mister Sulu!

Do Not Barco Engage Yet, Mister Sulu!

One screen good, three screens better? Not, as Ira Nayman found, in the case of a screening of Star trek: Beyond in Barco Escape. Read More »

“TERRIBLE TWOs” MOVIE REVIEWS: THE 5TH WAVE and TO HELL AND BACK, plus SOMETHING OLD….

“TERRIBLE TWOs” MOVIE REVIEWS: THE 5TH WAVE and TO HELL AND BACK, plus SOMETHING OLD….

This week Steve looks at some correspondences between 1952 fandom and 2016 fandom by way of an old magazine, and reviews two movies he found to be terrible. If you're fifteen years old you might think they're good movies; Steve assures you they're no... Read More »

Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

Not every book works well on the big screen. But once in a while, written words need to be put in motion. Why isn’t The Long Walk a movie yet? Read More »

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

a short recap of my 2014 in books. Where I reviewed a book for Amazing Stories I have provided a link to that review, and in one case to a related interview. So here, in chronological order, are the first 21 books I read in 2014. Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes

Steve examines Stephen King's new--and unique!--novel, Mr. Mercedes. Read More »

Don’t Look Now at The Birds: A Visit to du Maurier Country

Don’t Look Now at The Birds: A Visit to du Maurier Country

Don't Look Now, The Birds, Rebecca, Jamaica Inn - adventures from the dark heart of du Maurier country... Read More »

Retrospective – Stephen King’s Carrie Turns 40

Retrospective – Stephen King’s Carrie Turns 40

April 5 marked the 40th anniversary of the original US publication of Stephen King’s first novel, Carrie. Writing that makes me feel old. Not that I read Carrie in 1974, but I became aware of the book soon after its UK edition hit the shelves. I was ... Read More »

Book Review: Dr. Sleep. Does Every Book Really Need a Sequel?

Book Review: Dr. Sleep. Does Every Book Really Need a Sequel?

Does Dr. Sleep stack up against The Shining? Read More »

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