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Spike TV Unveils Yet Another Trailer For THE MIST!

Wow. It’s a pretty darned good time to be a Stephen King fan! Earlier today, we saw several new TV spots for the upcoming big budget theatrical adaptation of THE DARK TOWER, which arrives in theaters August 4th. Pennywise the Dancing Clown will return in Stephen King’s IT, in theaters September 8th, just in time […]

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Character Video Profile: Meet Eve Copeland From Spike’s Upcoming Series THE MIST!

This is cool! Leading up to the highly anticipated series premiere of THE MIST, on Thursday, June 22 at 10 PM, ET/PT, Spike will roll out digital features introducing viewers to the main characters of the series. Today, “Meet Eve Copeland,” played by Alyssa Sutherland (VIKINGS). Based on a story by Stephen King, THE MIST has […]

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Intense New Trailer For Spike’s Upcoming TV Series Based On Stephen King’s THE MIST!

A few weeks back, we got a sneak peek at the upcoming TV series version of Stephen King’s THE MIST, which will be premiering on Spike this June 22nd! That spot didn’t reveal too much. In fact, people were left pondering if the show would feature monsters at all, or if it’d be a more psychological […]

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Refueling Stephen King’s FIRESTARTER

For Stephen King fans, 2017 is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas.  This year we’ll get major film adaptations of THE DARK TOWER, IT and GERALD’S GAME.   On the small screen, we’re looking at two forthcoming series: THE MIST (on Spike) and CASTLE ROCK (on Hulu).  And now Blumhouse has announced a remake of […]

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First Trailer For Stephen King’s THE MIST TV Series Is Here!

Well, here’s one TV series we’ve been anticipating since we first heard about it! I love the Stephen King story for THE MIST. I also love Frank Darabont’s 2007 feature adaptation, in particular, that dark ending. Now, it looks like we’re getting a full on series approach with that story premiering on Spike this June […]

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10 Shows You Have to Watch on TV in 2017

There are a few new horror titles tapped for a move to the small screen in 2017, and they’ve all got our curiosity working overtime. What happens when one of Dan Simmons finest novels haunts our homes? Can an enormously popular Stephen King story find a comfortable spot on television? What in the world are […]

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The Politics and Hyper-Relevancy of Stephen King’s THE MIST

THE MIST presents an “end of the world” scenario and, without attributing it to anything specific or plausible, the potential for analogies is endless. Films about a nuclear holocaust carry more weight during times of nuclear threats, and zombie films about a viral apocalypse can scare a little more after outbreaks like H1N1. In THE […]

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Ten Classic Horror Movies With Powerful Socio-Political Undertones

With the release of THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, we’re about to return to one of the more challenging and unsettling horror franchises to deal with the concept of class warfare in a very literal sense. Where the first film presented the horrific downside of the false utopia presented by the New Founding Fathers, the second […]

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DOCTOR STRANGE vs. UNDERWORLD vs. PINBALL – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

TALES FROM THE CRYPT Leads a Horror Revolution at TNT The television reboot of the classic anthology series TALES FROM THE CRYPT, from executive producer M. Night Shyamalan (WAYWARD PINES), is officially moving forward at TNT. The network has order ten new episodes of the show, which will – despite earlier uncertainty – feature an […]

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Entering The 3rd Dimension With THE BUBBLE & GOG!

Last week’s venture into the 3rd dimension to experience the terrors of THE RING in SADAKO 3D left quite an impression on me. It was just a lot of fun sharing in that communal 3D horror experience with friends. So I decided to double down on this week’s Double Take and go full 3D for […]

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5 Stephen King Adaptations That Died In Development Hell

For forty years, Stephen King’s stories have been translated to the screen with almost as much frequency as Shakespeare’s.  Judging by reports of current projects in development, that trend isn’t going to stop anytime soon.  And if history is any indication, new adaptations will be re-imagined several times before we get to see them on […]

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Blood in the Forecast: Horror Movie Snow Globes!

Snow globes are undoubtedly more synonymous with Christmastime, grandma’s house, and cheerful tidings than they are horror movies, so you probably wouldn’t expect those two very different things to come together all that often – if ever. But sometimes, wonderful and magical things happen out there in the world. And horror movie snow globes, you […]

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7 Great Zombie Movies Without Zombies

No horror movie scenario is more ubiquitous these days than George Romero’s zombie apocalypse.  While most horror fans know that Romero didn’t conceive his living dead as “zombies”—zombies, to him, were the voodoo slaves of Bela Lugosi in poverty row quickies like WHITE ZOMBIE and KING OF THE ZOMBIES—fewer realize that the filmmaker doesn’t believe his […]