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REVIEW – “Doctor Sleep”: Mind-Numbing King Sequel Fills its Own Tall Order

In a year that’s seen Stephen King’s best work from his 80s writing heyday soured somewhat by poor marksmanship, even if the direction was always with best intention, perhaps it’s a miracle the best was saved for last. The absolute best, like mind-blowing, mind-numbing best. Legitimate horror personified without needing to rely excessively on nostalgia or grotesque imagery to tell …

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FILM REVIEW – “IT: Chapter Two”: Fan-Friendly, Lengthy Conclusion to King’s Clown Opus Sure to Please

Stephen King’s works will speak to one moviegoer differently than another. One’s level of enjoyment toward the exceedingly inevitable IT: Chapter Two, opening the same weekend as its prior A-side two years ago, may vary solely based on how committed one could be to the famed writer’s passion in storytelling. Per the usual King hallmarks, directorial approach often surpasses literary …

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