Stephen King


Stephen King Adaptation ‘Lisey’s Story’ Should Have Stayed on the Shelf

The star-studded Apple TV+ adaptation of one of King's own favorite works is overwrought, muddled, and silly. Read More

Kathy Bates is the Face of Toxic Fandom in ‘Misery’

As Annie Wilkes, the accomplished character actor takes the passionate obsessions of a fanbase to homicidal new heights. Read More

The Ending of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ Explained

Forty years after its release, Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece still raises an eyebrow. Read More

Jack Nicholson Originated the Nicolas Cage Freakout In ‘The Shining’

Yes, we know, Stanley Kubrick’s film isn’t like Stephen King’s novel, but we’re just here for Nicholson’s raging Jack Torrance! Read More

‘The Outsider’ is Sci-Fi’s Answer to True Crime’s Unanswered Questions

There is something supernatural to blame for the murder in 'The Outsider,' but it isn't as scary as the unsolved… Read More

‘The Outsider’ Might Be Stephen King’s Modern TV Opus

'The Night Of' co-creator Richard Price has adapted King's recent book into a prestige crime drama that will freak you… Read More

‘Doctor Sleep’ Review: A Wildly Thrilling Ride Through Stephen King Country

It's not 'The Shining' and never tries to be, but it is one of the best Stephen King adaptations yet. Read More

The Ending of ‘Doctor Sleep’ Explained

Stephen King gets his Shining. Read More

Annie Wilkes is the Villain ‘Castle Rock’ Deserves

The Stephen King-inspired series' second season is a mixed bag, but the 'Misery' villain continues to be the GOAT. Read More