Stephen King Put a Red Balloon in His Window in Honor of ‘It’

Stephen King Put a Red Balloon in His Window in Honor of ‘It’

Stephen King is either really excited about the upcoming big screen adaptation of his classic horror novel “It,” or he’s trying to tell fans that he’s actually Pennywise the evil clown in disguise. Either way, the author recently put a red balloon in the window of his house, and fans and local media couldn’t help but notice the significant decorating choice. Several news outlets reported this week that King had quietly stuck a crimson-colored balloon…

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‘Downsizing’ Has Big Buzz Out of the Venice Film Festival

‘Downsizing’ Has Big Buzz Out of the Venice Film Festival

Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor have been making movies of substance for decades, since 1996’s Citizen Ruth. Their latest, Downsizing, about a man (Matt Damon) who decides to shrink himself to make his life easier, promises to be another entertaining and enlightening feature with socially minded subject matter. And yet again, the duo is garnering tremendous acclaim for their work. While Payne and Taylor have seen negative reviews for writing ventures such as Jurassic Park…

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The Last Horror Blog: Remembering Tobe Hooper; ‘Leatherface,’ ‘Summer of Fear’ and Home Video Picks

The Last Horror Blog: Remembering Tobe Hooper; ‘Leatherface,’ ‘Summer of Fear’ and Home Video Picks

Remembering Tobe Hooper – I haven’t yet come to terms with the passing of George Romero just a few short weeks ago, so news of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre filmmaker Tobe Hooper passing away this weekend hit me like a runaway truck. Hooper, who died last Saturday, was 74 years old – which is three years younger than Romero’s 77 – and serves as a sad reminder that our beloved masters of horror are…

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