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13-10-2017, 20:15   #21
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The original Carrie movie from the 70s got me hooked on Stephen King couldn't do that in the book though
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13-10-2017, 22:05   #22
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I thought this was excellent.
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13-10-2017, 22:23   #23
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The original Carrie movie from the 70s got me hooked on Stephen King couldn't do that in the book though
bit off topic , but I read the Bachman novels , written by Stephen King under a pseudonym . One of the stories was The Running Man and was far superior to the crappy film that followed
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13-10-2017, 23:50   #24
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bit off topic , but I read the Bachman novels , written by Stephen King under a pseudonym . One of the stories was The Running Man and was far superior to the crappy film that followed
Maximum Overdrive was a Bachman story made into a film, I think King also wrote the screenplay, not that bad, certainly a little different.
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14-10-2017, 14:10   #25
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Hackey Lad that was my point usually Stephen King books made into films are pretty poor but in my opinion Carrie nailed it at the end
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14-10-2017, 20:12   #26
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I thought this was excellent.
I second that.

What an ending- when all the smoke clears.
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14-10-2017, 20:18   #27
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Titanic. Didn't see THAT coming!
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15-10-2017, 00:38   #28
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The original Psycho had an unexpected ending too. In fact Alfred Hitchcock stipulated that no one should be admitted into a cinema where it was showing once the film had started. That may sound strange to younger moviegoers, but people could go into a cinema at any stage of the showing in those days, in fact the theatre never really emptied, you could stay and watch the films twice if you wanted too.
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The Mist! God awful film (I'm no quitter so I stuck with it) but the ending was quite the 'OMG' moment! Did not see it coming and it just made me think.... If that was me and I was in that situation!!!
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The Mist! God awful film (I'm no quitter so I stuck with it) but the ending was quite the 'OMG' moment! Did not see it coming and it just made me think.... If that was me and I was in that situation!!!
I quite liked it, it was made to look like a 50's B movie (the black and white version is the one to watch) and did it well, really unexpected ending.
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Titanic. Didn't see THAT coming!
Lol, I was describing it to a workmate the day after I saw it. He said that he no longer had an inkling to spend his hard earned money on a movie that he "now knew the ending of."
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