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Later book review: Stephen King delivers a gory mix of crime and horror in his latest whodunnit thriller
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Later book review: Stephen King delivers a gory mix of crime and horror in his latest whodunnit thriller

Published under the Hard Case Crime imprint, which also distributed The Colorado Kid (2005) and Joyland (2013) — Later is narrated by 22-year-old Jamie, looking back on his formative years. He begins his story at age six, when he first figured out he could see and talk to the dead.

Stephen King on his latest novel, and why he loves writing crime stories: 'If it doesn’t fit a particular genre, that’s good'
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Stephen King on his latest novel, and why he loves writing crime stories: 'If it doesn’t fit a particular genre, that’s good'

His new novel has a lot of crime in it but, as King’s narrator suggests, it might actually be a horror story.

Stephen King’s The Running Man to get movie adaptation; Baby Driver helmer Edgar Wright set to direct
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Stephen King’s The Running Man to get movie adaptation; Baby Driver helmer Edgar Wright set to direct

Edgar Wright will also co-write the screenplay for the upcoming adaptation, which he says will be more closely based on Stephen King's original dystopian novel than the 1987 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The Stand review: New Stephen King adaptation is too safe to be memorable, but too resonant to be dismissed
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The Stand review: New Stephen King adaptation is too safe to be memorable, but too resonant to be dismissed

Had the show retained the novel's pacing, and opted for grief over gore, King's message of humanity's resilience might have carried more weight in these times.

Ahead of The Stand's release, Stephen King looks back on the best and worst TV adaptations of his stories
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Ahead of The Stand's release, Stephen King looks back on the best and worst TV adaptations of his stories

As with the film adaptations, attempts to bring King’s books to life on TV have had mixed results, and few have reached the heights of The Green Mile or Misery.

Ten horror films to watch on Netflix during quarantine, from Gerald's Game to Under the Shadow
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Ten horror films to watch on Netflix during quarantine, from Gerald's Game to Under the Shadow

Now is the time to check out those lesser-known horror titles that you took a rain check on for some reason.

Annabelle Comes Home director Gary Dauberman to helm adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel Salem's Lot
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Annabelle Comes Home director Gary Dauberman to helm adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel Salem's Lot

Gary Dauberman made his feature directorial debut with Annabelle Comes Home in 2019.

As Hachette drops Woody Allen memoir following backlash, French subsidy set to go ahead with release
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As Hachette drops Woody Allen memoir following backlash, French subsidy set to go ahead with release

The Hachette Book Group has decided not to publish Woody Allen's memoir Apropos of Nothing following massive backlash which included Hachette employees staging a walkout and Allen's son Ronan Farrow severing ties with the publisher.

HBO's The Outsider is a taut adaptation of Stephen King's book; here's what you need to know about the series
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HBO's The Outsider is a taut adaptation of Stephen King's book; here's what you need to know about the series

HBO's The Outsider brings yet another spooky Stephen King story to the small screen, starring Jason Bateman. Here's a spoiler-free lowdown to get you all caught up with the episodes out so far.

Stephen King receives backlash for defending The Academy on lack of diversity in Oscars 2020 nominations
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Stephen King receives backlash for defending The Academy on lack of diversity in Oscars 2020 nominations

Stephen King, a member of The Academy, said he did not look for diversity in art when he voted for the Oscars 2020 nominations.

American Dirt: In Jeanine Cummins' new book, writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls
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American Dirt: In Jeanine Cummins' new book, writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls

As a nonimmigrant, Jeanine Cummins was reluctant at first to write an entire novel from the perspective of Mexican migrants, for fear of getting it wrong, or appearing to be opportunistically seizing on a humanitarian crisis.

Ghost stories are a Christmas tradition: Here's why the holiday season is perfect for spooky tales
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Ghost stories are a Christmas tradition: Here's why the holiday season is perfect for spooky tales

Christmas ghost stories enhance our enjoyment and warmth of the seasonal food, and the frisson of a paranormal tale offsets the “feel-good” festive spirit that might otherwise be cloying.

Stephen King's The Dark Half to get screen adaptation; film will be directed Her Smell helmer Alex Ross Perry
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Stephen King's The Dark Half to get screen adaptation; film will be directed Her Smell helmer Alex Ross Perry

Stephen King's The Dark Half follows a writer whose life takes an unforeseen turn when his pseudonym takes over his life.

Doctor Sleep movie review: Mike Flanagan's strong grasp on the horror genre makes this a worthy sequel to The Shining
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Doctor Sleep movie review: Mike Flanagan's strong grasp on the horror genre makes this a worthy sequel to The Shining

Doctor Sleep lead actors, Ewan McGregor delivers a solid performance and Rebecca Fergusson is superb in a role that develops like a photograph even though it feels like a cookie-cutter villain at the onset

In The Tall Grass review: A competently directed, if not the scariest, Stephen King adaptation from Netflix
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In The Tall Grass review: A competently directed, if not the scariest, Stephen King adaptation from Netflix

In The Tall Grass is now a movie — thanks to Netflix, which continues to build its scary movie catalogue by mining Stephen King's extensive library of horrors.

As The Shawshank Redemption turns 25, reevaluating its place among the greatest films of all time
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As The Shawshank Redemption turns 25, reevaluating its place among the greatest films of all time

It might have ruled IMDb ratings, and may be a near universal shoo-in for everyone’s introduction to serious cinema, but beneath its manipulative surface, The Shawshank Redemption, is actually soft, myopic and dare I say, spineless.

In the Tall Grass trailer: Netflix adaptation of Stephen King novella follows tale of two siblings stuck in a rather odd situation
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In the Tall Grass trailer: Netflix adaptation of Stephen King novella follows tale of two siblings stuck in a rather odd situation

In the Tall Grass follows two siblings Becky and Cal, who are startled by the unexpected cries of a boy in front of a mysterious field.