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Filmiversary: 1408, Stephen King’s Oft-Overlooked Haunted Hotel Story

(CAUTION: This essay is spoiler-heavy. Also, please note the film version discussed in this essay is the Theatrical Cut.)   In spite of The Dark Tower’s cold reception, it’s no secret that It and Gerald’s Game have solidified 2017 as the year of “good” Stephen King adaptations. Those two films are great and resonate because they’re made by people who want to do right by the stories they come from; both adaptations were handled with such care, given a loving touch by filmmakers who owe a great creative debt to King. These guys grew up on King; his stories ingrained
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