Stephen King’s IT – Trailer And Some Thoughts Mar30

Stephen King’s IT – Trailer And Some T...

I first read Stephen King’s IT in paperback when it first came out. I called in sick to work so I could finish it in one sitting. Of all the King books I think this one is my favorite, in part because of the great relationship among the kids who feel like misfits, Most of us at some point shared the feeling of not belonging or of being scared so it resonates. I also loved the ageless horror of the monster and the way the book gave us history of it.  All in all one of my all time favorite reading experiences. In 1990 the book was made into a TV mini series.I was skeptical having seen enough adaptations fall flat. But a mini series made...

11.22.63 Miniseries

11.22.63 Warner Bros. Home Video Adapting Stephen King can be a tricky thing. For my money it is best done in a longer format on TV and preferably on cable. This mini-series ran on HULU and making me very happy was released on DVD. The book was great and loads of fun but I’m going to look at this as it’s own entity. The tale opens in a small town in Maine with High School English teacher Jake Epping (James Fanco) signing divorce papers and kind of wondering about his life. A friend of his Al (played by Chris Cooper) who runs a diner gives him a shock by developing cancer overnight. With a promise of having all revealed Jake meets him the...

Stephen King interviews Lee Child

Recently, Stephen King sat down with Lee Child at Havard’s Sander’s Theatre. King is a big fan of Jack Reacher and conducted a 45 minute interview with his creator.