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Scream Factory Delivers A Loaded CREEPSHOW – Collector’s Edition Blu-ray On October 23rd!

In Creepshow, masters of the macabre – writer Stephen King and director George A. Romero – conjure up five shocking yarns, each a virtuoso exercise in the ghouls-and-gags style of classic ’50s horror comics. Available October 23rd, 2018, from Scream Factory, the Creepshow: Collector’s Edition Blu-ray features a new 4k scan of the original camera negative supervised and […]

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Vestron Video Brings Cult Classic Stephen King Movie MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE To Blu-ray October 23rd!

Get behind the wheel of one wild ride when the Vestron Video Collector’s Series releases Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive on limited-edition Blu-ray™ on October 23 from Lionsgate. Written for the screen and directed by the original Master of Horror – Stephen King – this marks the first time ever that this horrifying film about sentient, homicidal machines has been released on […]

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John Carpenter’s First 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Celebrates CHRISTINE’s 35th Anniversary September 11th!

The scare factor in John Carpenter’s (Halloween, The Thing) terrifying classic CHRISTINE revs up even higher when it debuts for the first time on next-generation 4K Ultra HD on September 11 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Celebrating its 35th Anniversary, CHRISTINE follows a sentient and violent vintage Plymouth Fury and its effect on the car’s new teenage owner. The film stars […]

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Unearthed & Untold: The Path To Pet Sematary – Special Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Stephen King’s Pet Sematary was adapted into quite a popular 1989 film that stands as one of his more popular works that wound up getting a sequel (Can someone please put that one on Blu-ray next, please) like the Children of the Corn films and the Sometimes They Come Back films. Its had two Blu-ray […]

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CHILDREN OF THE CORN: RUNAWAY On Blu-ray March 13th!

From director John Gulager (Piranha 3DD, Feast) comes a horrifying new chapter in the Children of the Cornseries when Children of the Corn: Runaway arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital), DVD, Digital, and On Demand March 13 from Lionsgate. Based on the original story “Children of the Corn” by Stephen King, the tenth installment of the legendary horror series follows a […]

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IT (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

I wish I could be cool and say I love Stephen King’s 1986 novel IT.  The truth is I’d be lying.  Not only did I never read it but nor have I ever seen the 1990 network television miniseries either.  I know.  I suck.  It goes unsaid that I lived a very sheltered childhood up […]

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The Dark Tower (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

For so many damn years, there’s been nonstop chatter about Stephen King’s series of novels dubbed “The Dark Tower”. These dealt with a gunslinger characters and some sort of super ambitious premise that everyone demanded to be put into a movie. King fans kept telling you that this was going to be the film of […]

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Get Over ‘It’ (Movie Review)

There’s a lot of anticipation out there for It, the best-selling horror novel by Stephen King that doubles as a pronoun-based nightmare for writers explaining the story. It’s understandable, as so much iconography has come out of this novel, let alone various forms of media devoted to tales of children dealing with trauma in different […]

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I Loved IT! (Movie Review)

I wish I could be cool and say I love Stephen King’s 1986 novel IT.  The truth is I’d be lying.  Not only did I never read it but nor have I ever seen the 1990 network television miniseries either.  I know.  I suck.  It goes unsaid that I lived a very sheltered childhood up […]

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‘The Dark Tower’ Falls (Movie Review)

It may not have been painful, but The Dark Tower is not an exciting launch to the cinematic world fans have been waiting for. After years of attempts to bring Stephen King’s novel series to the big screen, the result is a bland shrug of a film. Despite the efforts of four screenwriters to do the […]

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The Lawnmower Man – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

This make sense, but still caught me by surprise when Scream Factory announced not just a release, but a Collector’s Edition of The Lawnmower Man. I’m just so used to seeing trashy cheap, $5 dump bin double feature DVDs of the two Lawnmower Man films together. Now, the film gets to see some love and […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Christine”

With a slight divine diversion last week, we’re back to the past picture prowess of all things 80’s – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today we’re heading down the road in one good-looking car from hell guaranteed to get your cinematic wheels turning.  It’s a tasty terror tale ala one of the movie masters of […]

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Firestarter – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory first dipped their toes into the world of Stephen King last fall with its definitive release of the initial classic (And one of horror’s all-time best) Carrie.  Now, they are at it again with another of his telekinetic girls with the Drew Barrymore-led Firestarter.  Yes, its already on Blu-ray, but that lackluster release […]

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FIRESTARTER – Collector’s Edition Ignites From Scream Factory March 14th!

Based on the unforgettable best-seller by esteemed horror author Stephen King, Firestarter chronicles the extraordinary life of Charlene “Charlie” McGee. Eight-year-old Drew Barrymore stars as the child who has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance. Can her psychic power and the love of her father save her from “The Shop,” the […]

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Carrie – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

The first film adaptation of a Stephen King book, Carrie was a box office hit, garnering Academy Award® nominations for the up and coming star Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter), and film veteran Piper Laurie (The Hustler), a rare accomplishment for the horror genre at the time.  In 1976, Carrie, the “absolutely spellbinding horror movie” […]

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11.22.63 is perfect! Don’t change a thing! (Blu-ray Review)

While visiting his favorite diner Jake Epping (James Franco), a recently divorced English teacher, discovers a dimensional rift that allows him to travel back to 1960.  James’ longtime friend and owner of the diner, Al Templeton (Chris Cooper), convinces him to use this portal to prevent the assassination of JFK.  The problem being is that […]

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Just Desserts: The Making Of “Creepshow” (Blu-ray Review)

For years, fans have been clamoring for the definite word on the making of George A. Romero’s classic 1982 horror anthology CREEPSHOW, the first of his many big screen collaborations with best-selling novelist Stephen King.  Now 34 years later, Synapse Films and Red Shirt Pictures join forces to bring this terrifyingly entertaining story to life […]

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JUST DESSERTS: THE MAKING OF ‘CREEPSHOW’ Comes To Blu-ray This June From Synapse Films!

For years, fans have been clamoring for the definite word on the making of George A. Romero’s classic 1982 horror anthology CREEPSHOW, the first of his many big screen collaborations with best-selling novelist Stephen King.  Now 34 years later, Synapse Films and Red Shirt Pictures join forces to bring this terrifyingly entertaining story to life […]

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