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Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness: Who Should Direct?

Doctor Strange:In The Multiverse of Madness lost its director this week. Scott Derrickson, who helmed the first film, stepped away after the age old “creative differences” popped up. It is a shame, he brought some real neat ideas to the first one. Onward and upward as they say. While Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige recently […]

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

Fangoria’s 2020 Chainsaw Awards Voting is Now Live!

Fangoria made its triumphant return in 2018, and it has been a great year plus of  features and issues so far. I will never forget getting that return issue with Michael Myers on the cover and how much joy it brought me. The world is just better with Fangoria in it. Right now, you can […]

Bleeding Cool Writers Picks Their Top 10 Films of the Year

Bleeding Cool Writers Picks Their Top 10 Films of the Year

Bleeding Cool is hopping onto the “Best of” lists with some of our staff picks for favorite films of the year. These lists could not be more different, although there is for sure some overlap. Let’s dig in! Ray Flook: 1) KNIVES OUT 2) JOKER 3) EL CAMINO: A BREAKING BAD MOVIE 4) ONCE UPON […]





“Doctor Sleep” is a Cover Band Sequel to “The Shining” [Review]

Warner Bros. Greenlit a “Doctor Sleep” Sequel Before it Underperformed

It looks like Warner Bros. might have misjudged just how much people wanted a Doctor Sleep movie. This has been an odd year for Stephen King properties since everyone thought that It Chapter 2 was going to be a sure thing, and it far from underperformed with its $460+ million worldwide box office, it wasn’t nearly as big […]

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

[SPOILERS FOR THE SHINING] This week we continue our Stephen King retrospective with Doctor Sleep, directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Ewan MacGregor as Danny Torrance, the boy who escaped the Overlook Hotel at the end of The Shining. Which The Shining, you might ask? There are so many: from the Stephen King book came […]

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

The Death of “Doctor Sleep”: Is Retail Cinema at Death’s Door?

Warner Bros. woke up this morning to some really sad, but ultimately predictable news this morning. Their $50 million some odd sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep, literally died in theaters this past weekend, with possible losses of more than $20 million expected to come home to roost. That news would be a shock for […]

“Doctor Sleep” is a Cover Band Sequel to “The Shining” [Review]

“Doctor Sleep” is a Cover Band Sequel to “The Shining” [Review]

The movie version of Doctor Sleep, Stephen King’s decades-later sequel to The Shining, arrived with a ton of hype and mostly positive reviews. Writer-director Mike Flanagan is probably the best adapter of King stories. He’s a massive King fan and meticulous, serious and thoughtful filmmaker. King reportedly disliked the Stanley Kubrick adaptation of The Shining […]

Castle of Horror: The Stephen King Retrospective

Castle of Horror: The Shining (1997): The Stephen King Retrospective

In the lobby of the lovely Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado sits a gift shop, right next to the wide, wooden central stair. The gift shop long ago embraced the one thing that the Stanley is most famous for above all else: its place as the inspiration, so the legend goes, for Stephen King’s […]


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“Doctor Sleep” Review: An Atmospheric Return to the World of “The Shining”

Doctor Sleep is a slow-moving and but fantastic return to the world of The Shining that relies on a fantastic world-building and atmosphere instead of jump scares. Director: Mike Flanagan Summary: Years following the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers as he tries to protect her […]



“Shining” Actor Danny Lloyd Talks “Doctor Sleep” Trailer, Shelly Duvall

“Shining” Actor Danny Lloyd Talks “Doctor Sleep” Trailer, Shelly Duvall

Danny Lloyd, the original actor who played Danny Torrance in the Stanley Kubrick-directed The Shining, said he was surprised by the latest trailer for Doctor Sleep. The former child actor co-starred with Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duvall, who played his parents Jack and Wendy, respectively, in the 1980 horror film adapted from the Stephen King […]

Doctor Sleep Director on Why Ewan McGregor is Perfect Casting

Doctor Sleep Director on Why Ewan McGregor is Perfect Casting

We might be in the middle of the summer blockbuster season but that doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to some of the interesting material set to debut this fall. One of those interesting movies is Doctor Sleep which is a sequel to both the movie and the book versions of The Shining. The first […]

‘The Suicide Squad’, ‘Doctor Sleep’ and More Get WB Release Dates

A bunch of Warner Bros. Pictures news just hit, and we’re happy to report it to you. It looks like the company has a lot of faith in the upcoming Mike Flanagan-led adaptation of Doctor Sleep, the sequel to Stephen King‘s seminal The Shining, starring Ewan McGregor as adult Danny, as they’ve moved the film up from it’s original release date of […]

The Shining Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’ Casts Carl Lumbly and Alex Essoe

Warner Bros. has added two new cast members to their adaptation of Doctor Sleep, sequel to “The Shining”. According to Deadline Carl Lumbly has been cast as Dick Halloran and Alex Essoe will play Wendy Torrance. These roles were previously portrayed by Scatman Crothers and Shelley Duvall in the original movie. Doctor Sleep begins as Torrance […]