September 5, 2017
When it comes to Stephen King stories, few have resonated quite like his 1986 novel “It.” Checking out the book from the library was something of a taboo right of passage for young kids, as was watching the not-as-scary-as-you-remember-it 1990 television adaptation (directed by John Carpenter confederate Tommy Lee Wallace). Pennywise the clown, in both print and portrayed by Tim Curry in the TV movie, became an iconic face of evil, as memorable and often referenced as the slasher movie stars of the same period. Continue reading ‘It’: Stephen King’s Iconic Horror Novel Gets A Triumphant, Terrifying Adaptation [Review] at The Playlist.
Joanna and David discuss details they missed from the season 7 finale and review listener feedback about the whole season. Thanks to Buffering The Vampire Slayer for producing this week’s song. Learn more about them at Bufferingthevampireslayer.com/got. Donate to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund. Follow Joanna on Twitter and find her at …
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Well, that didn’t take long. Just hours after it was announced that Colin Trevorrow and Lucasfilm were parting ways over “Star Wars: Episode IX,” and as social media offers suggestions for potential replacement filmmakers, a frontrunner has emerged. And it’s a fairly obvious choice. Rian Johnson, the director of this winter’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” is said to be sitting on top of the shortlist of directors to jump into ‘Episode IX.’ The move makes a lot of sense given that, as Lucasfilm honcho Kathleen Kennedy weathered two rocky productions on the spinoffs, she found a steady hand in Johnson, who not only directed ‘The Last Jedi’ without fuss, but also helped navigate everyone through the passing of Carrie Fisher after she passed. Continue reading Rian Johnson Leads Shortlist To Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ at The Playlist.