Tag Archives: Stephen King

Trailer Theater: ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ New Christopher Nolan, and More

Trailer Theater: ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ New Christopher Nolan, and More

On this week’s Trailer Theater, the first trailer for ‘Bladerunner 2049,’ Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk,’ two new adaptations of Stephen King works, and more. Read More

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19th Time’s the Charm: ‘The Dark Tower’ Picked up by Sony and MRC

19th Time’s the Charm: ‘The Dark Tower’ Picked up by Sony and MRC

Earlier today, I was tagged in a Facebook post by a friend who knows I’m such a huge fan of Stephen King’s ‘The Dark Tower.’ Her post linked to The Hollywood Reporter’s story announcing the latest in an endless line of studio homes for the screen adaptation of King’s magnum opus. Sony Pictures and MRC have called dibs this time around, choosing to adapt ‘The Gunslinger,’ the first book of the series. They’re going with a revamped script from Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner. Read More

Serious Comics, Part 6: Fancy Fiction

Serious Comics, Part 6: Fancy Fiction

Most of the comics I’ve listed in my serious comics posts are ones that I would argue qualify as capital-L Literature. Of course, there are plenty of non-comics books that qualify as Literature already—and some of those have been turned into comics. Here are a handful of literature-based or literature-inspired comics that we think are worth reading. My recommendation: if you like these, then seek out the source texts as well. Read More

An Extremely Geeky Happy Birthday!

I make it a habit to check for birthdays of geek celebrities of all sorts. For this I typically browse through Wikipedia’s page for the day in question, scrolling through it and noting names that I recognize. Most times nothing … Read More

An Extremely Geeky Happy Birthday!

I make it a habit to check for birthdays of geek celebrities of all sorts. For this I typically browse through Wikipedia’s page for the day in question, scrolling through it and noting names that I recognize. Most times nothing … Read More

Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

After the surprise success of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Seth Grahame-Smith is following up his New York Times best-seller with the history/vampire mashup, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Graham-Smith’s publisher sent a galley copy of the book (due for release … Read More