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From Bomb to Modern Classic: The Shawshank Redemption 25 years later

A LOOK AT A BOX OFFICE BOMB THAT WOULD BECOME A MODERN CLASSIC.

Stephen King is mostly known as a horror writer; however, he has ventured into other genres on numerous occasions, although mostly with shorter stories. He wrote an anthology of short stories that made up the collection Different Seasons. One of the stories in this collection was called “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption”, which writer and director Frank Darabont would option for $5,000 and turn into one of the most celebrated motion pictures of all time.

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Matt Dykes
Matt is a huge film and TV buff who studied film and moving image production at university. In his spare time he enjoys reading comics and books, the occasional gaming session and writing novels.

Episode #224 – IT

Scary clowns are the name of the game this week as we talk about the latest adaptation of Stephen King’s IT. Special thanks to friends of the show Samantha Garrison and Christopher Ortiz for joining us to talk about this surprisingly good take on the thing that stalks Derry, Maine.

 

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