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Streaming Saturday: Children of the Corn (1984)

Director: Fritz Kiersch Writers: George Goldsmith, Stephen King (short story) Stars: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, John Franklin, Courtney Gains I wanted to make the original Carrie my Stephen King Week streaming pick of the week. But sleep deprivation got the best of me this week and I didn’t finish the book in time to rewatch the movie. Besides, I already devoted my Trailer Tuesday post to the remake. […]

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Adaptation Reviews: The Shining

Today has been a big day for The Obsessive Viewer. First the podcast and now I’m introducing a new series of posts. Adaptations & Remakes will be an ongoing feature where I take a movie or a book and compare it to its remake or adaptation (or sometimes, as you’ll see here, both). Each post will follow the same basic […]

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Editorial: Could Under the Dome Be the Next Lost?

  First and foremost, I admit this is a ridiculous claim and I am being slightly facetious when I make premature comparisons to Lost with a series I haven’t watched yet. Besides, Lost had so many contributing factors tied to its success, that it would be difficult, maybe impossible, for network television to have a serialized show capture the hearts, […]

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Ka is a Wheel – How I Would Adapt The Dark Tower

I’ve kept a detailed outline of how I would adapt Stephen King’s magnum opus, The Dark Tower, since I started reading the second book. Around the time I finished the third book, I started day dreaming about what kind of Dark Tower tattoo I would get. I have no interest in getting a tattoo. But there’s something about this particular […]