Stephen King on the Big Screen

Stephen King on the Big Screen

Mark Browning


The Shining. Carrie. distress. These are only many of the movie diversifications which have been made up of the terrifying and eerie paintings of novelist and brief tale author Stephen King. it's approximately most unlikely to consider one other writer who has encouraged such a lot of, and such assorted filmmakers—yet there hasn't ever prior to been a piece through a movie expert that concentrated exclusively on Stephen King. Mark Browning, in Stephen King at the mammoth Screen, takes a film-by-film method of exploring why a few diversifications of King’s paintings are extra profitable than others.             Browning discusses each movie model given an international cinematic release—including movies by means of such recognized administrators as Stanley Kubrick, George A. Romero, and David Cronenberg. His is the 1st ebook to contemplate intimately Sleepwalkers, Dreamcatcher, and 1408 in addition to the much-neglected portmanteau movies and touchstones like The Shawshank Redemption and The eco-friendly Mile. In a hugely readable and interesting kind, Browning examines how various movie administrators have interpreted and translated the unique literary texts right into a new medium. all through, he unearths the weather of favor and strategy that experience helped make King one of many world’s best-selling authors.             This wonderful and available consultant to the entire corpus of Stephen King movies is a must have for enthusiasts of his fiction and of the various administrators who've sought to trap his macabre tales and weird characters in cinematic form.

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