For the longest time you could only have Pride and Prejudice OR zombies, but the release of the trailer for the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies reminded me that now I can have both! The problem is that most combos are great because of the shared responsibility towards the success. Take a […]Read more "Movie Prep: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"
A few weeks ago I was introduced to the dark imagination of Nick Cutter with The Deep, a novel full of horrors more disturbing in nature than expected. I thought that was bad enough; then I picked up a previous novel of his, and I learned just how far he really was willing to go […]Read more "Off The Shelf: The Troop"
Let’s play a game of “Would You Rather”: Would you rather live in space or at the bottom of the ocean? Don’t ask me why, but I’ve thought about this A LOT, and after weighing the cons of all options, I decided the sea isn’t for me because of the possibility of waking up to […]Read more "Book Review: The Deep by Nick Cutter"
Moving straight from The Fall to The Night Eternal in my one-woman book club, I didn’t have to wait long to get an ending to Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain trilogy. Thoughts? It may not be Salem’s Lot, but it’s good enough. “Good enough.”Read more "Off The Shelf: Review of The Night Eternal (The Strain Book 3)"
In a previous post I may have mentioned being pretty excited for the adaptation of The Strain from book to TV. Did I watch it? No… But I did read the sequel! That’s gotta count for something…Read more "Off the Shelf: Review of The Fall (The Strain Book 2)"
Let’s face it: The Fog and The Mist weren’t the best movies (I still need to read Stephen King’s original novel of the latter before writing it off completely), but that’s not to say the premises didn’t have potential. Go play Alan Wake and you’ll understand. I was hoping Snowblind would create an experience more […]Read more "Book Review: Snowblind by Christopher Golden"
Lauren: If you’ve been keeping track of my reading habits (excluding comics), then you’ll be well aware that I have been going through a bit of a rough patch when it comes to enjoying my reading choices. With that in mind, I decided to go back to the last book I enjoyed, Stephen King’s Doctor […]Read more "Book Club in Session: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill"
How the heck do you write a sequel to The Shining? Is some other family going to be haunted within the walls of a new hotel that was built on the haunted grounds of The Overlook? Because that’s how horror sequels usually go.Read more "Book Review: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King"
When I was younger I remember being too scared to watch The Shining with my sister and mom thanks to that terrifying cover image of Nicholson bludgeoning his way through the door.Read more "Book Review: The Shining by Stephen King"