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Pet Sematary Two – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

While the original Pet Sematary (Adapted from the novel by Stephen King) has had a vast wealth of Blu-ray releases, even a 4K Ultra-HD release, as well as a remake even gracing both formats, the sequel to the original has be stuck as DVD only for years and years. But alas, not anymore as the […]

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Doctor Sleep (4K Blu-ray Review)

As we all know, Doctor Sleep is the continued story of Danny Torrance, the tortured son of Jack in The Shining.  We are following him on his own journey into the madness. What overtook his father once has lived in him for the last 40 years. There was a time when Danny couldn’t fight those […]

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Doctor Sleep Makes Nightmares Come True on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD February 4th, 2020!

Dare to go back when director Mike Flanagan continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in “The Shining” with “Doctor Sleep,” a screenplay based on the novel by Stephen King. Witness “A masterwork of suspense and fear.” (Kylie Mar, Made in Hollywood) on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray […]

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Silver Bullet – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Stephen King properties are hot again to adapt to films, but nothing will probably ever compete with 1980s output for both theaters and television. There were many upon many of his works being adapted. Some good, some bad, but all in all an exciting time to be a horror fan or fan of the author’s […]

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It: Chapter Two (4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Review)

Two years ago, the 2017 adaptation of the legendary Stephen King novel It became a complete phenomenon. Setting the film world on fire from the launch of its trailer, It (2017) opened to an absurd amount of money for an R-rated horror film and surged its way, with strong legs to become a complete box […]

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Hello Doctor Sleep… (Movie Review)

Hey there folks! So I went to see Doctor Sleep (2019) earlier last week. I have been passively following this film since it had been green lit and to be honest I thought they were making a TV series out King’s book, at first. It was not until I recently caught a trailer for Doctor […]

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Doctor Sleep Is Intriguing, Horrific and Kinda Disappointing (Movie Review)

The great Stephen King revival continues with a follow-up to one of his most acclaimed works, The Shining. While Stanley Kubrick’s cinematic adaptation is famously hated by King, nearly forty years later, Doctor Sleep arrives based on King’s sequel book of the same name, with influence from Kubrick’s film as well. This time, the director […]

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IT CHAPTER TWO Floats On 4K Blu, December 10th!

Come back and play when “IT Chapter Two” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. Evil resurfaces in Derry as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club in a return to where it all began with “IT Chapter Two,” the conclusion to the highest-grossing horror film of all time. The […]

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SILVER BULLET, The Stephen King Werewolf Cult Classic, Makes Its US Blu-ray Debut December 17th!

Stephen King’s masterful werewolf novelette comes alive! On December 17, 2019, SCREAM FACTORY is thrilled to present Stephen King’s SILVER BULLET Collector’s Edition Blu-ray. Directed by Daniel Battias (Homeland, The Wire), SILVER BULLET is Stephen King’s thrilling adaptation of his novelette, CYCLE OF THE WEREWOLF. Featuring music by Jay Chattaway, the film stars Gary Busey (Lethal Weapon), Everett McGill (Twin Peaks), […]

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The Shining (4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Review)

Following last year’s well-received and highly lauded debut of the first Stanley Kubrick film on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray with 2001: A Space Odyssey, Warner Bros is returning to the well (Or hotel) for more. Coming this year will be probably the next likely choice in his adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining. Largely looked upon […]

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It Chapter Two: Big Horror Cheap Thrills (Movie Review)

What do we make of It Chapter Two? Films rarely fit neatly into one genre anymore, and the notion of what is or is not horror is often debated among film fans as well as casual moviegoers. Are horror films always about something supernatural like The Conjuring? What about the slasher sub-genre? It’s easier just to […]

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Pet Sematary – 2019 (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Pet Sematary kind of freaked me out as a kid, but truth be told I never read the 1983 novel of the same name by Stephen King.  Revisiting the film nowadays feels a bit silly thanks to the shoddy special effects and all back then, but the core of the terror is still there.  It’s […]

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‘Cujo’ [Eureka Classics] on Blu-ray & DVD April 29, 2019!

Evil bites when a monstrous canine terrorises a helpless family in this legendary cult classic. Based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel, Cujo gives horror a new name. While Donna (Dee Wallace, The Howling, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) and Vic Trenton struggle to save their rocky marriage, their son Tad befriends the loveable St. Bernard who belongs […]

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Castle Rock: The Complete First Season (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

One of the more buzzed about shows in the streaming world for the year of 2018 was the Hulu original program called Castle Rock. This marked a merging of sorts between legendary writer Stephen King and film and television directing and producing savant JJ Abrams. Castle Rock promised to be a sort of singular town […]

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

One cool thing that can happen with the horror genre is that team ups of legends tend to happen with a low-key frequency. Not in the shared universe sense, but camera from behind and in front of the lens. The Mangler, coming from Scream Factory on December 11th, boasts the written talents of icon Stephen […]

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Stephen King, Tobe Hooper & Robert Englund Join Forces For THE MANGLER, On Blu-ray December 11th!

The masters of horror Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Robert Englund (A Nightmare On Elm Street Franchise) and Stephen King (Creepshow, Misery) join to bring you a shocking tale of terror. Available December 11th, 2018 from Scream Factory, The Mangler features a new 4K print of the original camera negative from the uncut version. The release also […]

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

Stephen King is so hot right now, right? After It exploded in theaters worldwide, it would seem people are chomping at the bit for new adaptations. We’ll see if people are pumped for Pet Sematary continues to keep the fire burning next Spring. In the meantime, lets get the older films based on his works […]

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

vvThis whole newfound relationship between Shout!/Scream Factory and Warner Bros for Blu-rays has been nothing short of a dream come true and has come swinging right out of the gate. Here we are talking about a Collector’s Edition now of George A. Romero and Stephen King’s collaborative effort and horror anthology masterpiece Creepshow with a […]

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