Talking censorship at The Barbican – roundup!
Stephen King shows us the surrealism of every day life.
Making Halloween scream again!
I had the double bonus at this year’s FrightFest of covering for Starburst again and participating on Den of Geek’s From Page to Scream panel. The panel was a riot and I was mainly talking about my research on the translations of Stephen King’s IT from the original book to the miniseries, audiobooks, films and […]
Well, it’s happened! I’m really grateful that my first article for a national newspaper is about IT: Chapter Two. I’ve argued why it was right for the film to show the homophobic attack and murder of Adrian Mellon at the start, and why the update to Richie’s character is appropriate. This isn’t just because of […]
This is one for hardcore Stephen King fans! I was delighted to be invited on to The Evolution of Horror podcast by the marvelous host, Mike Muncer, to do a deep dive on the story of Stephen King’s IT. There’s actually two different episodes on this. This one is a no-spoiler review of IT: Chapter […]
A fast-fire review of IT: Chapter Two! IT: Chapter Two is opening tonight, people!In some places, anyway 😉 I joined Screenjabber’s Stuart O’Connor and journalists Mark Searby and Tom Beasley to give a quick’d’dirty rundown on what to watch out for in the film. Panic ye not – there’s no plot spoilers, but a couple […]
My Starburst Magazine Review My anticipation for this film has been difficult to quantify. Simply put, the story has got me through some of the hardest times in my life. It’s the thing I’ve always gone back to. Because the story is so personal to me, I’m really aware of how my subjective, personal opinions […]
With enormous thanks to journalist James Luxford* , here’s a link to an interview on Stephen King adaptations I did with American Express. Carrie, Misery, IT: Chapter Two, you name it! We had a lot of fun doing this – enjoy! *What James doesn’t know about films really isn’t worth knowing. His conversation is so […]
My predictions for The Losers in IT: Chapter Two plus exclusive interviews with the cast of the Stephen King’s IT miniseries are out now in Starburst’s clown issue. FrightFesters also got a copy in their festival packs. I’d love to know what other folks predict!