Film Review: Gerald’s Game (2017)

‘Expertly acted […] and well told’ Gerald’s Game, 2017 Directed by: Mike Flanagan Starring: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood   Based on the novel by Stephen King, Gerald’s Game was adapted and released by Netflix and tells the events of Jessie (Carla Gugino) and Gerald (Bruce Greenwood) who decide to book a weekend away at aContinue reading “Film Review: Gerald’s Game (2017)”

Book Review: It, by Stephen King

Stephen King, It, 1986   With the recent release of the theatrical version of Stephen King’s It, a lot of eyes have returned to his classic book, including mine, and the book certainly doesn’t disappoint. Stephen King’s it is about an evil entity, which they simply call It, who can shapeshift into anything you fearContinue reading “Book Review: It, by Stephen King”

Film Review: It (2017)

2017 in Cinema: It, 2017 Directed by: Andy Muschietti Starring: Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgard   The theatrical debut of Stephen King’s terrifying novel, It, released, however coincidentally, 27 years after the TV mini-series hit out screens. It is a monster who can shapeshift into the fears of its prey and subsequently feeds on their fear.Continue reading “Film Review: It (2017)”

Film Review: The Dark Tower (2017)

2017 in Cinema: The Dark Tower, 2017 Directed by: Nikolaj Arcel Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Jackie Earle Haley   Based on Stephen King’s best-selling The Dark Tower series (the first of which, The Gunslinger, is reviewed here), The Dark Tower sees Roland, the Gunslinger (Idris Elba,Continue reading “Film Review: The Dark Tower (2017)”

Novel Review: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower Book I)

Stephen King, The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower Book I), 2003   The Gunslinger is the first instalment in Stephen King’s The Dark Tower book series, which deviate from his normal horror genre slightly. While incorporating elements of horror which made King famous, most notably from the Slow Mutants, the novel is predominantly a Western-style scienceContinue reading “Novel Review: The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower Book I)”