Stephen King Calls The Adaptation A Novel For The Eyes And Mind

Not the first time I'm extremely honoured by this particular writer but yet again Stephen King is tweeting about Shining Girls. Super happy he enjoyed the adaptation! SHINING GIRLS (Apple+): This is exactly what streaming was made for. Scary and involving, well acted and sumptuously made, it's a novel for the eyes and the mind. [...]
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Celsius 232 Festival 2022

Had the best, most hilarious and wonderful time at #Celsius232 festival of fantasy, horror and SF in #Aviles, Spain and got to hang out with some of my favourite damn writers in the world. I spoke about career things and coming back to Celsius 232 after my previous visit in 2013. And I found a use for the [...]
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Paste Magazine Dissect Shining Girls

Natalie Zutter at Paste Magazine dissects the recent adaptation of The Shining Girls, looking more deeply at how the screen version differs from the book and why. Be warned - there are spoilers in this review via Paste Magazine! Lauren Beukes’ 2013 speculative murder mystery The Shining Girls has some pretty solid hooks: A serial killer, [...]
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Screen Rant Collate The Best Quotes From The Adaptation

Screen Rant's John Ranic collects some stand out quotes from The Shining Girls adaptation. A triumph of an adaptation from Showrunner Silka Luisa and the team of writers who brought the book to life. Ranic describes the show as "a little Lost, and a little more Memento meets Se7en" and lists his top 10 snippets from the [...]
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IndieWire Praise Shining Girls Finale

Kristen Lopez at IndieWire praises the TV Adaptation of Shining Girls finale calling the ending “a surprising twist: a fairly definitive ending”. Lopez writes about how the show maintains a neat and concise ending while still leaving room for a potential Season 2, something which she notes is fairly rare in the TV series industry. […]

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Rolling Stone Include Shining Girls In Best Shows of 2022 List

“This crop of standout series brings us tech dystopias, culture clashes, sarcastic superheroes, adorable schoolkids, twisted time travel, and much more” writes journalist Alan Sepinwall at Rolling Stone. A massive honour to have the adaptation of The Shining Girls included in Rolling Stone’s The Best TV Shows of 2022 So Far list. Described as “new and exciting” […]

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Strange Creatures at Fantasticon 2022

A couple weekends back I had the privilege of joining Fantasticon in Copenhagen for their 2022 convention, titled Strange Creatures, as their guest of honour alongside the talented Priya Sharma. I featured on two panels: Twisting the Folklore and Body Horror from a Medical Perspective. Seb Doubinsky chatted to me on the Sunday about all […]

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The Independent Explores The Shining Girls Examination Scene

The Independent’s Amanda Whiting writes an in depth look at the medical examination scene that takes place in the morgue in the recent Shining Girls adaptation. Whiting looks at leading actress Elisabeth Moss and how she tackles the increasingly intricate role of Kirby Mazrachi in this Independent feature on Shining Girls. Whiting writes: Based on […]

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