Category:  Screen Rants

By Murjani Rawls, October 25, 2017 0 Screen Rants

For most of us, sleep is where we find peace. It’s solace after a long day of challenges and plans. That’s until the imagination of the late Wes Craven and the emergence of a horribly, scarred man with a blade… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, October 12, 2017 0 Screen Rants

It feels like W. W. Jacobs‘s 1902 tale, The Monkey’s Paw has been adapted in every which way. Remember the “Treehouse of Horror II” from The Simpsons? Wishes granted with unattended consequences. What would you do if you had such… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, October 6, 2017 0 Screen Rants

Who would thought that a story that began with two men handcuffed in the basement of a warehouse would grow to be so big? The opening of Charlie Clouser‘s “Hello Zepp” theme and the grainy voice on a mini cassette… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, October 6, 2017 0 Screen Rants

Before Eminem rapped about a fan obsession gone too far with 2000’s “Stan,” there was 1990’s Misery. Adapted from the 1987 Stephen King novel, it was a story that had every author second guessing meet and greets for a while…. Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, October 5, 2017 0 Screen Rants

On August 15th, 1992, Nickelodeon debuted Are You Afraid of The Dark on their Saturday night lineup, SNICK. It’s been more than 20 years, but you can still remember the eerie opening crawl and kids wanting to start their own… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, October 3, 2017 0 Screen Rants

Ah, the 80s. Horror movies like Re-Animator and The Fly relied upon more conventional means to scare you. Some modern horror movies rely on the inclusion of computer special effects and following a popular genre such as resting on laurels… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, March 30, 2017 0 Columns, Screen Rants

“when you’re down here with me, you’ll float, too–’ Stephen King. Coulrophobia is the word that described the phobia of clowns and the 1990 miniseries of Stephen King’s 1986 novel, IT did not help alleviate that fear. Tim Curry’s portrayal… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, February 2, 2017 0 Screen Rants

Warner Brothers, we need to have a talk. This is one of those talks that you have with a friend before their lives careen off a cliff. Trust me, I care. The end may be near and I have to… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, January 12, 2017 0 Screen Rants

Wednesday, November 8th had a tale of two stories. There were some who were elated about a president-elect who had seemly pulled off an upset – the outsider who had rolled through the “elites” trading decorum for grandiose. Then, there… Read More »

By Murjani Rawls, December 9, 2016 0 Columns, Screen Rants

I’ll be the first to admit, I was a little weary before this summer’s Captain America : Civil War and it’s inclusion of the web-slinger. After all, we went through five movies including two universes where the last movies tried… Read More »