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The worst Stephen King adaptations

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , on October 2, 2013 by Ross McG

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There have been some fantastic movies based on Stephen King’s writings, as evidenced in our list here, but there have also been a few absolute duds. Here are the worst, all terrifying in the wrong kind of way. Continue reading

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The best Stephen King movie adaptations

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , on October 1, 2013 by Ross McG

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The master of horror writing, Stephen King, has just released a new novel, Doctor Sleep, a sequel to The Shining. But where does the film adaptation of The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick, figure on the list of the best big screen reworkings of King’s oeuvre? Peek out from behind that cushion you’re hiding your face with to find out… Continue reading

The Shawshank Redemption v The Green Mile

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , on February 2, 2010 by rossvross

The warden threw a party in the county jail. The prison band was there and they began to wail. The band was jumpin’ and the joint began to swing. You should’ve heard those knocked out jailbirds sing… One gets the sense that Elvis Presley didn’t spent much time in either of these two correctional facilities. They’re both pretty bad, but which is worse? Click HERE or the image above to read the arguments in this battle we’ve done for Metro Film Fight Club. Continue reading

The Shining v The Thing

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , , on May 14, 2009 by rossvross

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They both hate snow. They both hate shaving. They both hate the fact that their respective film titles are not very frightening. They both hate each other – and they’re about to go head to head. Read the arguments and decide which one is scarier. Heeere’s… JOHNNY!! And Ross McG. Oh, and Ross McD as well. Continue reading