Night Shift (1978) – Stephen King

I was craving some Stephen King, but couldn’t decide which of his novels to tackle next, so instead, I figured I fill that need with some short stories, and fug into his first published collection, which gathered a variety of different tales under the title of Night Shift. I remember seeing the paperback cover as…

The Wages of Fear (1953) – Henri-Georges Clouzot

The 101 Action Movies has brought me another film I’d never heard of, and am now scratching my head over how I could ever have missed it. Clouzot has crafted a tense, nail-biter of a film, that is just as telling today as it was when it was first made. In a tiny village in…

Maximum Overdrive (1986) – Stephen King

So while I’ve been re-reading a lot of Stephen King, I thought it would be fun to revisit his only directing credit, an adaptation of his short story¬†“Trucks” into the funhouse ride that is Maximum Overdrive. This is a movie you either like or hate,¬†and while it is fun, there are tons of plot holes,…