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Writing and Reviews – Denise Pasutti

Category Archives: King Collection

Children of the Corn (1984)

They don’t cotton to outsiders  The Gist: A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believe everyone over the age of 18 … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carrie (1976)

The Gist: Carrie White, an abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school’s prom by a humiliating prank. … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

It (1990)

The Gist:  Seven childhood friends are summoned back to the town of their youth as the evil entity that terrorized them has returned 30 years after they thought they had killed It. … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Shining (1997)

The Gist: Recovering alcoholic and struggling writer Jack Torrance takes his family to the Overlook to spend the winter in the luxury hotel as the caretaker.  The snowbound family soon begins to … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

‘Salem’s Lot (2004)

The Gist: A small Maine town is overrun by the undead when a vampire moves into an old haunted house overlooking the community.  It’s up to a writer, a doctor, … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mist

The Gist: A small Maine village is cleaning up after a brutal storm only to be enveloped by a mysterious fog that hides all manner of mysterious and deadly creatures. Trapped … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Rose Red (2002)

The Gist:  A Group of paranormally gifted people and a college professor head to a reportedly haunted mansion named Rose Red in the pursuit of awakening the spirits and getting physical proof of … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Stand (1994)

The Gist: Based on the epic Stephen King novel, The Stand starts out with a devastating plague, dubbed the super flu overwhelming the US and leaving the country ravaged and … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Storm of the Century (1999)

The Gist: An isolated island village off the coast of Maine prepares to face a snowstorm dubbed the Storm of the Century but they aren’t ready for the deadly stranger … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 7 Comments

The King Reviews

I’ll admit that I’m a moderate Stephen King fan, mostly I enjoy his short stories more than his novels and his non-fiction book “On Writing” is one of my favourite … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 2 Comments