The Dark Tower TV series is part of Amazon’s slate

2017 saw some breakthrough adaptations of Stephen King works – Gerald’s Game on Netflix and IT on the big screen – but the one notable disappointment was The Dark Tower movie. The film, starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba was a critical and commercial failure over the summer. So much so that it seemed to throw … >

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The ‘Quatermass’ influence

The influence of the Quatermass series is manifest throughout the annals of classic British sci-fi. Writer Nigel Kneale is perhaps the most significant constant in the Quatermass legacy and it was when he was a staff writer at the BBC in the early 1950’s that the character of Professor Bernard Quatermass was created. A heroic … >

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‘Under the Dome’ Season 2 UK start date confirmed

Channel 5 has announced that the new season of US drama Under the Dome will begin in the UK later this month. Based on Stephen King’s novel about a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome, the show returns at 10pm on … >

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