Tag: Stephen King

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Scary Effin Halloween Moments: Carrie (1976)

Any kid coming of age in the 70’s was permanently scarred by the ending of this flick, based on the first published novel by Stephen King. Director Brian DePalma lulls you into a sense of calm with a tinkling soundtrack and a diffuse lens… and then gives you one hell of a jolt.

Speaking of Stephen King, I complained in Nerdstalking Podcast IT Review that that movie had too many jump scares. You can probably trace the lineage of the cheapest of all film frights to this moment in Carrie. Still, it’s fun to look back on a time when it wasn’t the overused trope it is today.

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Woah! The Unreleased It Movie Theme is the Sh*t!

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Trailer for the TV Series of Stephen King’s ‘The Mist’ Materializes

You’d expect a TV series to deviate from a novella and movie, fill things out and whatnot, but this series from Spike TV really seems to be doing its own thing with King’s ‘The Mist’. It would be interesting though to get a deeper glimpse into the military Arrowhead Project, from whence sprang the evil fog that quietly rampages across the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. I guess all things will become clear when the series premieres on June 22, on Spike TV.

For an uncloudy look at the works of Stephen King, including ‘The Mist’ novella and the movie by Frank Darabont, you can listen to the Nerdstalking episode on King here on Podomatic and here on iTunes.

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Nerdstalking Video: Is the Creepy New Pennywise from ‘IT’ Too Creepy?

With the release of the new teaser trailer for IT, the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic novel about a group of outcast kids who take on a shapeshifting monster living in the sewers under their town, Bill takes a hard look at the new version of the killer clown from the story. Can scary …

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Happy Birthday, Stephen King!

Title from The Dead Zone, a movie based on a book by Stephen King

Mr. King turns the salacious age of 69 today, so here is our episode on the King of Horror and his highlighted works. Click and Enjoy!

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Nerdstalking Podcast Ep. 006

**BIG SPOILERS FOR VARIOUS STEPHEN KING BOOKS AND MOVIES** Where Bill pontificates about the Master of Horror, Ross shares his fear of clowns, and Laura gets out the wooden block and sledgehammer. The Panel: Bill Hunter, Writer at Fandom, Creator of The Dot Eaters: Video Game History 101 www.thedoteaters.com Laura Sheppard, Social Media Darling Ross …