Tags : Stephen King

Film News: “Doctor Sleep” Trailer Released

Almost forty years since Stanley Kubrick’s iconic adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, The Shining, comes Danny Torrance’s chilling return to the Overlook Hotel. Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep trailer has been released, starring Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Star Wars) as the now middle-aged Danny, alongside Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, and Jacob Tremblay (whose role is still unknown). […]Read More

Literary Soundtracks: Stephen King & The Doors

Stephen King once famously noted ‘Write with The doors closed’. This got me thinking about The Doors themselves; not the boring B&Q kind but the psychedelic 70’s kind, fronted by 27 Club icon Jim Morrison, and why Stephen King and The Doors make a great combination. While reading it can be easy to be distracted […]Read More

The Essential Summer Reading List

There is an idyllic, Lennon and McCartney-style union when it comes to literature and the summertime. Enjoying a lovely summer’s day requires a few necessities, among which is a decent book to make the sun-kissed day pass and daydreams begin. The number of books beside the pool or on an exotic beach, or a rockier […]Read More

Book By My Bedside: Finders Keepers // Stephen King

Title: Finders Keepers Author: Stephen King What I Think So Far: Having only recently polished off and subsequently left almost in awe of Mr. Mercedes – the first instalment of King’s somewhat unorthodox crime-thriller trilogy –  I felt compelled to dive straight into the sequel, on the day of its release. Now bearing down on the […]Read More

Book By My Bedside: The Stand // Stephen King

Title: The Stand Author: Stephen King What I think so far: Totting-up at an intimidating 1325 pages, The Stand seemed like a daunting duty waiting on my bookshelf. Now, 600 pages in, I find myself reading into the early hours of the morning; sleep can wait. The epic, apocalyptic novel begins with a deadly disease […]Read More

Book By My Bedside: Doctor Sleep // Stephen King

Title: Doctor Sleep Author: Stephen King What I Think So Far: Obviously when picking up any novel with King’s name on the cover you’d routinely expect the contents to be a consummately well-written tale, encapsulating right from the opening pages and this one is no different. However, considering by all intents and purposes, it is […]Read More