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Posted: 20 May 07, 15:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I do! I especially like Rose red, but the Shining and Misery are also really nice


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Posted: 20 May 07, 15:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Meeeee!

I am a HUGE Stephen King fan. I like most of his movies, but unfortunately none of them are NEARLY as good as the books.


Except for the Green Mile. That one was almost as good as the book.

Misery was a great movie, but even then the book was so much better. The movie was quite a bit different from the book. Especially since she only used a sledge hammer to smash his feet. In the book, she actually used an ax and chopped it right off. Blood squirted all over the ceiling and room, and then she had to singe his foot to stop the bleeding.


Also, more people were killed. A police officer was actually chopped to pieces while alive by a ride-on lawn mower.

Such a great book.

And the Shining and the Stand too. And Salem's Lot! Those are all my favorites.



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Posted: 20 May 07, 19:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Stand By Me is pretty great.


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Posted: 20 May 07, 20:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I enjoy Stephen King's books far more than I enjoy his movies. But yes, some of the movies are very good. I hate Pet Semetary though, I thought it was rediculous. Rose Red and the Shining, however, were great!

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Posted: 20 May 07, 21:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I do indeed like Stephen King movies. It and The Tommyknockers scared the living shit out of me as a kid. I'm never going to look in drains again...*groan*

I've always wanted to see Apt Pupil but can't seem to find it...then again I'm not looking that hard butcha know.

Also I enjoyed Creepshow.


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Posted: 20 May 07, 23:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

IT the clown

i freaking love that movie


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Posted: 21 May 07, 07:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

iGSM wrote:

I do indeed like Stephen King movies. It and The Tommyknockers scared the living shit out of me as a kid. I'm never going to look in drains again...*groan*

I've always wanted to see Apt Pupil but can't seem to find it...then again I'm not looking that hard butcha know.

Also I enjoyed Creepshow.


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Posted: 21 May 07, 07:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

funnily enough i was watching The Stand last night after reading the book during the week.
personal faves are the ones already mentioned IE: Misery and IT and The Green Mile and Stand By Me.
the original tv version of salems lot with David Soul was great too.



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Posted: 21 May 07, 07:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love Emery's mother in Rose Red, just too funny :)


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Posted: 21 May 07, 09:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No thanks to the balloon but...*puts on all the Sparks albums*

I think he's a brill writer...and a top hick too.


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Posted: 21 May 07, 09:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sherwood Forest wrote:

IT the clown

i freaking love that movie


On the book Beverly has sex with all the boys after they confront It/Pennywise.

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Posted: 21 May 07, 10:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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No thanks to the balloon but...*puts on all the Sparks albums*

I think he's a brill writer...and a top hick too.


i think our worse nightmare would be being stuck in a lift/elevator together with a clown singing "this town[lift] aint big enough for the both of us" lol


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Posted: 21 May 07, 12:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Laugh if you will, but I love THE RUNNING MAN. Just watched it again Saturday night.

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Posted: 22 May 07, 02:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nay sir. I loved that movie. It made me laugh and worry about games at the same time.

I also remembered The Long Walk being a Stephen King book.

Can anyone tell me the name of the...story he wrote about a guy who ultimately blows his house up because he doesn't want a highway to go through his area - specifically his house.


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Posted: 22 May 07, 09:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As one who is too lazy to read for the most part, I've enjoyed quite a few film adaptations of King's works.

Stand By Me and Misery are excellent.
The Shining (1980) is superb (and I didn't enjoy the boring TV movie version which was more faithful to the book, sorry)
Apt Pupil - hmm, one of the lesser ones IMO
Cujo - Quite good and under-rated IMO
Creepshow (has King input) - one of my fave fun horror movies
Dreamcatcher - bit too weird but still entertaining
Shawshank Redemption - One of the best films ever made. People STILL discover this film and talk about it as if it's something new and say how much they were surprised about it.
The Green Mile - the weird version of Shawshank ;) - worth a rent but I haven't desired to see it again
- Nearly all TV movie/miniseries - just haven't appealed to me. I think somehow they just become bland and drawn-out in this format.

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Posted: 22 May 07, 09:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Glad to see that someone mentioned that fabulous
movie, "The Shawshank Redemption."

Hey, everyone. What about "Carrie?"

And did anyone see that ridiculous TV movie re-make of "Carrie?" Ugh.



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Posted: 22 May 07, 09:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Micrówave wrote:

Laugh if you will, but I love THE RUNNING MAN. Just watched it again Saturday night.


No laughing from me! That is one of my favorite Guilty Pleasure movies. :)) I *love* that Richard Dawson took on that role. Anyone read the book? It's different...


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Posted: 22 May 07, 12:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Green Mile is one of my favorite movies.

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Posted: 22 May 07, 12:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=lime>KillerQueen840 wrote:

Blood squirted all over the ceiling and room, and then she had to singe his foot to stop the bleeding.

Also, more people were killed. A police officer was actually chopped to pieces while alive by a ride-on lawn mower.

Such a great book.


It is just me, or is this a rather creepy train of thought???

I mean, I know y'all are talking Stephen King, but... <shudder>

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Posted: 22 May 07, 15:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

magicalfreddiemercury wrote:

<font color=lime>KillerQueen840 wrote:

Blood squirted all over the ceiling and room, and then she had to singe his foot to stop the bleeding.

Also, more people were killed. A police officer was actually chopped to pieces while alive by a ride-on lawn mower.

Such a great book.


It is just me, or is this a rather creepy train of thought???

I mean, I know y'all are talking Stephen King, but... <shudder>

:)



Haha. Well, I was just trying to demonstrate how a movie never comes close to a book.


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