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[Review] FIRESTARTER (2022, Universal) Botched King Remake Lacks Heart and Character

On episode 495 of Horror News Radio: The Grue-Crew review… FIRESTARTER (2022). Warning: possible spoilers after the initial impressions! Be sure to subscribe to the Gruesome Magazine YouTube channel to catch all the HNR episodes. This is HORROR NEWS RADIO, the official GRUESOME MAGAZINE podcast. For this episode, the HNR Grue-Crew are teaming up with […]

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Stephen King Announces New Novel HOLLY – And It’s Exactly What You’re Hoping It Is

Stephen King has brought us many memorable characters through the years but a certain OCD suffering, on the spectrum private investigator is the most recent King creation who has captured “constant readers” hearts and minds. Holly Gibney was originally created as a walk-on character, – as King explains- “I could never let Holly Gibney go […]

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[Exclusive Interview] Siblings Jason and Peter Filardi on Creating CHAPELWAITE

The careers of screenwriters Jason and Peter Filardi could not be more different. Peter’s been the horror guy, having scripted the successful Flatliners and The Craft, as well as TV Stephen King adaptations ’Salem’s Lot (2004 version) and Nightmares & Dreamscapes. Younger brother Jason is the comedy guy, whose credits include the hits Bringing Down […]

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CHILDREN OF THE CORN (1984) – Episode 187 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Do it now, or your punishment shall be a thousand deaths, each more horrible than the last!” Seems like once would be enough. Join your faithful Grue-Crew – Crystal Cleveland, Chad Hunt, Bill Mulligan, and Jeff Mohr –  as they walk behind the rows in search of “He Who” in Stephen King’s Children of the […]

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[Video] There Is Something In The Walls In This New Look At CHAPELWAITE – Coming To EPIX Later This Month

Adapted from Stephen King’s short story Jerusalem’s Lot, which served as a prequel to his novel Salem’s Lot – CHAPELWAITE tells the tale of: “Captain Charles Boone (Brody), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. […]

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Stephen King Has A New Book Coming Out – Listen As He Reads From BILLY SUMMERS

What could possibly be any better for a horror fan than sitting on the front porch with this generation’s greatest horror author as he reads from his latest work? Absolutely nothing, that’s what. So, put in your earbuds, settle in, and check out this video of Stephen King doing exactly what I just mentioned. Be […]

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[Review] Big Wheels [Twisted Dreams Film Festival]: Long-Festering Secrets Surface in This Fine Stephen King Adaptation

Alcohol, insults, and dredging up the past rarely mix well together, and they certainly don’t in the Canadian short film Big Wheels, director Andrew Simpson’s take on a Stephen King short story. This taut thriller is a nail-biter throughout thanks to nerve-wracking atmosphere and acting-clinic–level performances. Bob (Andrew Bee) is a mechanic who is about […]

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EPIX Teases Their Adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Jerusalem’s Lot’ Titled CHAPELWAITE

Epix has finally gotten around to bringing us their long-anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s prequel tale of Salem’s Lot – Jerusalem’s Lot, a short story that first appeared in his now-iconic short story collection Night Shift. Production on the series was delayed because of COVID but – they finally managed to get it shot, and […]

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Steven Spielberg And The Duffer Brothers Are Teaming Up To Bring Stephen King and Peter Straub’s ‘The Talisman’ To Netflix

The Talisman is an epic novel – penned by Stephen King and Peter Straub, both horror literature titans in their own right – they collaborated on the novel which was originally released in 1984 bringing us a breathtaking blend of horror and fantasy that since the day it was released has screamed for some kind […]

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Review: CBS All Access: ‘The Stand’ – Where Things Are Three Episodes In

Everyone knows – I’m Gruesome Magazine’s resident Stephen King fan. I have been a fan of his written word – and the projects derived from them – since Carrie and although I love the original Mick Garris directed mini-series, like many fans I have longed for a more elaborate visual retelling of this horror classic. […]