The Mind Reels

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Stranger Things (2016) – Season 1

Picture a Stephen King novel directed by Steven Spielberg, with a score by John Carpenter, and a beautifully balanced touch of nostalgia and you have the wondrous, scary, funny, and … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Just After Sunset (2008) – Stephen King

So as I bounced back and forth about what I wanted to read next, I decided it was time to pick up another Stephen King collection. Short stories can be … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Revival (2014) – Stephen King

This past Christmas, my mother picked me up the latest Stephen King novel, Revival. I’d seen it in stores, had read the flap, but wasn’t quite sure where I stood … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mr. Mercedes (2014) – Stephen King

King released two new novels last year, Mr. Mercedes, and Revival (which is currently awaiting its turn on my bedside table), and I was starting to itch for some King … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Trailer Tracks: The Shining (1980) – Stanley Kubrick

Sometimes a trailer comes along that tells you next to nothing about the movie but for who’s involved, set that against a small clip of one of the most disturbing … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trailer Tracks: Stand By Me (1986) – Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner’s film, based on the story The Body by Stephen King is a perfect coming of age story and features wonderful performances by River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, Corey Feldman, … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Sue Is Watching

Since I have fallen so far behind on my PVR-watching, I’ve decided to just write about the shows I’ve been most enjoying the past few weeks, even though I may … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment
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