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A Cinefessions Video – Book Review – Branden on Joyland by Stephen King

Joyland is a different style of book from Stephen King, but does it still live up to the lofty expectations from such a respected author? Let’s find out! If you enjoy this video, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube.   Branden ChowenBranden has been a film fan since he was young, roaming the halls…


A Cinefessions Video – Book vs. Movie Episode 02: The Shining

Here is a look at some of the biggest differences between the 1977 novel The Shining, and the 1997 miniseries of the same name. Both were written by Stephen King, but which is better? Check out the video to find out! If you enjoy this video, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube.   Branden…


A Cinefessions Video – Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Stand by Stephen King

Branden reviews Stephen King’s epic The Stand. If you enjoy this video, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube!   Branden ChowenBranden has been a film fan since he was young, roaming the halls of Blockbuster Video, trying to find the grossest, scariest looking VHS covers to rent and watch alone in the basement. It…


A Cinefessions Video – Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Institute by Stephen King

Branden gives his spoiler-free thoughts on Stephen King’s The Institute from 2019. If you enjoyed this video review, please consider subscribing to Cinefessions on YouTube! You can also enjoy 60-days free (for new members) of Scribd, where you can read The Institute for free, by clicking right here. Please note that if you use this…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Carrie by Stephen King

Title: Carrie Author: Stephen King Published: 1974 Publisher: Doubleday Audiobook Narrator: Sissy Spacek — After reading, and loving, Stephen King’s IT recently, I’ve decided I want to go back to the beginning of King’s bibliography, and see how far I can make it. Carrie is now officially the third Stephen King novel – fourth if you…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on IT by Stephen King

Title: IT Author: Stephen King Published: 1986 Publisher: Viking Audiobook Narrator: Steven Weber — If there was a book I would have pointed to on the (not so) definitive 25 scariest novels ever written list as one I’d never finish, it would be number six from that list (with 11 mentions), Stephen King’s IT. This is…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Title: Pet Sematary Author: Stephen King Published: November 14, 1983 Publisher: Doubleday Audiobook Narrator: C. Michael Hall — The film adaptation of this Stephen King classic is a great horror movie that I fall more in love with every time I watch it. Because of that, I was excited to finally hit play on this…