Stephen King

Why I love Kathy Bates’ performance in Misery

By Lucy Vipond

In her breakthrough lead role, Bates plays a reclusive nurse who takes her fandom to horrifying extremes.

Who should star in the new West End production of The Shining?

By Charles Bramesco

All work and no play will make director Ivo van Hove and star Ben Stiller dull boys.

Midnight Mass is a thrilling tribute to Stephen King’s literary legacy

By Leila Latif

Mike Flanagan’s latest Netflix outing, set in a small island community, is his most ambitious and personal work to date.

Bryan Fuller is pumping the gas on a remake of Stephen King’s Christine

By Charles Bramesco

The creator of TV's Hannibal and Pushing Daisies will make his foray into movies with the tale of automotive horror.

Lynne Ramsay sets her sights on a Stephen King adaptation

By Charles Bramesco

She’s set to bring the survival-horror ‘The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon’ to the screen.

Alex Ross Perry is set to adapt a Stephen King novel for next project

By Max Copeman

The Her Smell writer/director is tackling ‘The Dark Half’ for MGM.

Want to live at Stephen King’s house in Maine? Now you can

By Charles Bramesco

The horror novelist par excellence has turned his home into a museum/writers' retreat.

The trailer for Doctor Sleep picks up where The Shining left off

By Charles Bramesco

The new horror film gives Stanley Kubrick’s classic a chilling sequel.

Pet Sematary

By Elena Lazic

A case of miscasting fatally undermines this adaptation of Stephen King’s chilling 1983 novel.


The crazy cult charm of Killer Klowns from Outer Space

By David Opie

With a long-awaited sequel on the way, we revisit the Chiodo brothers’ classic low-budget horror from 1988.

The horror of coming-of-age in Brian De Palma’s Carrie

By Anton Bitel

Adolescence is key to everything in this seminal Stephen King adaptation from 1974.

Stranger Things and the enduring nightmare of Stephen King’s America

By William Carroll

Exploring the hit Netflix show through the lens of its biggest inspiration.

Every Stephen King film adaptation – ranked

By Little White Lies

Our guide to every film version of the great American author’s work, ranked from worst to best.

10 Stephen King adaptations that are well worth your time

By James Morton

From Misery to The Shining, here are our favourite takes on the prolific horror writer’s work.


By David Jenkins

Stephen King’s iconic demonic clown gets a refresh and refit – and manages to give Tim Curry a run for his money.

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Why the original IT still gives us nightmares 27 years on

By Kerrie Hughes

Stephen King’s story and Tim Curry as Pennywise the Dancing Clown are a truly frightening combination.

Watch the blistering first trailer for The Dark Tower

By Little White Lies

Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey duke it out in this trigger-happy fantasy western.

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