At first, Scream seems like your typical teen-slasher movie. Even the character set-up is based on the six archetypes placed in almost all teen-horrors: the virgin, the party girl, the hot boyfriend, the asshole, and the geek (the virgin's secret admirer). The story also sticks with that basic plot of ‘anonymous murderer in a small town’, so Scream initially appears to lack any originality.
Stephen King once said 'Fiction is the truth inside the lie,' but what if the truth is unutterable? The story of Gerald's Game is just that. Thankfully for us, King was the one who told it.
If you're a massive Stranger Things fan like myself, then check out my list article on Screenrant for some facts and theories concerning the flesh-eating beast we all know as the Demogorgon.
Looking at the connection between Stephen King's novels "IT" and "11/22/63" and the reasons behind Beverly Marsh and Richie Tozier appearing in his time-traveling masterpiece.
Small changes were made to all the characters, physical and in regards to their backstory, but Mike's changes were significant enough to have left a lot of fans with a sour taste in their mouth.
Each child has a fear and Beverly's is puberty. Although the boys also have concerns about growing up and becoming men, Beverly's transition is far more traumatic and confusing; she is a girl after all. Not only does she get her period, which is a messy and life-changing experience for any young girl, she is also enduring the physical effects of pubescence which consequently make her appear differently to the outside world.
This film will make you want to be a kid again, even if it does mean being chased around by a salivating clown. Speaking of which, Bill Skarsgard plays a captivating and bizarrely charismatic Pennywise - it was impossible to look away. It's quite rare to absorb both terror and comedy in a single dose,... Continue Reading →
If you're a fan of Stranger Things and Stephen King's IT, then you need to read my list on Screenrant. Well, what are you waiting for?