RETROSPECTIVE: Carrie (1976), The Shining, & IT [Stephen King On Screen @ The BFI]

Nightmares come in many forms, and it seems like most of our collective ones emanated from the subconscious of a seventy-year-old Mainiac.1

With his central themes of small-town corruption and loss of innocence, Stephen King he might well have become a latter-day Shirley Jackson, beloved of the literati,2 had he simply stayed around from pulp.…

PODCAST: IT, Stephen King, and mother! [Electric Shadows]

The Electric Shadows Podcast reaches its 30th episode!

To mark this milestone occasion, Rob Daniel & myself run through a frightfully good collection of cinematic horror happenings.

Mr. Daniel delivers his round-up of FrightFest 2017, which occurred over the August Bank Holiday weekend, and we both give our verdict on the big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT.…