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Old 09-09-2017, 11:33 AM
 
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Creepshow!!!

Even though it was more of an adaptation to EC Comics of the 50s.
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Old 09-09-2017, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Texas
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There's actually two apostrophes - the first is because 'Salem's Lot is short for Jerusalem's Lot.
Agree, but autocorrect will wear you down.
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Old 09-09-2017, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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Both Shawshank Redemtion and Stand By Me were from his collection of (4) short stories - Different Seasons, under the titles Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption (Hope Springs Eternal) and The Body (Fall From Innocence), with related season, respectively. Even The Mist is from a novella.
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Old 09-09-2017, 04:10 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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1 The Shining (1980)

2 Carrie (1976)

3 The Mist (2007)
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1 The Shining (1980)

2 It (2017)

3 Carrie (1976)

4 The Mist (2007)

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Old 09-10-2017, 01:41 PM
 
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Even The Mist is from a novella.
King liked Darabont's ending better, too.
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Old 09-10-2017, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Henderson, NV, U.S.A.
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The Stand used to be my favorite SK novel for the longest time. Rereading It right now, and there's a new number one. Maybe this will do:

1 It
2 The Stand
3 The Shining
4 'Salem's Lot
5 The Tommyknockers
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Old 09-12-2017, 07:27 AM
 
Location: Minnesota
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To this day, Stephen King is still irked by the fact that because of Stanley Kubrick's genius, the film version of “The Shining” long ago usurped the book within pop culture. He can't stop criticizing the film and Kubrick.

Kubrick did the impossible by making a movie that was far better than the book.
I can appreciate both the Kubrick version and the book by King. I can easily watch the movie every year and still appreciate the amount of time and effort Kubrick put into that movie. People still talk about the movie 40 years since its debut in the threatre. And don't forget the numerous fan made videos on the movie.
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