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'The Shining' and Why Mr King Had a Point

The place Tony had warned him against. It was here. It was here. Whatever Redrum was, it was here.

In reference to Stephen King saying how he did not like the film adaption of his book ‘The Shining’—although it was not half bad, in terms of cinematography and scores—agreeably it takes away the true essence of horror from the novel; a slow, downward spiral of insanity from the effects of the hotel, not translating well into the film, given Jack Nicholson does have such looks.

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Book Reviews

Stephen King bookmarks

The Stephen King collection of bookmarks has been a favourite with customers since I first started selling the Pennywise version. Since then I’ve added to the designs and I’m sure more will come along in due time. 284 more words


My Review: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

The day this book came out I heard a BBC Radio review of it. The reviewer ended her review stating that they believed that this book would hurt Stephen King’s reputation….well talk about a ruined day! 970 more words

Book Review

Book Review: 'Kubrick's Game'

Plot:  Three UCLA films students get caught up in an elaborate game created by none other than master director Stanley Kubrick.  Despite over a decade and a half having passed since Kubrick’s sudden death, the maverick director’s puzzle becomes more and more intricate as each new clue reveals itself.  1,122 more words

Random Geekness

Movie Adaptations Can Be Better Than the Book

Yesterday, it was announced the Nickelodeon has started production on a new TV movie based on Chris Grabenstien’s best-selling MG book, Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library… 696 more words

Moonday Meander...

*Clicky, what are you doing? That’s the last gif in the sequence, not first… /thinking eye tremor… You cheeky bugger! …/squint…*

*:O… Alright then clever clogs, you do it…* 371 more words

Sat 'Ere Day, Musing...

*Hall Ran? LOL, Clicky… That’s from ‘Love and Monsters‘ first broadcast on Saturday 17th June 2006, watched by 6,66 million viewers…*

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