‘Firestarter’ Isn’t a Stephen King Movie. It’s a Four-Alarm Disaster  Rolling StoneView Full Coverage on Google News
The new 'Firestarter' isn't a Stephen King movie — it's a four-alarm disaster, and fans of the author's work deserve an apology. Our reviewThe new 'Firestarter' isn't a Stephen King movie — it's a four-alarm disaster, and fans of the author's work deserve an apology. Our review

'Firestarter' Is a Four-Alarm Disaster--and Fans Deserve an Apology - Rolling Stone

Zac Efron tries his best in an otherwise regrettable retread of the horror author’s tale of a girl with superpowersZac Efron tries his best in an otherwise regrettable retread of the horror author’s tale of a girl with superpowers

Firestarter review – soggy Stephen King remake struggles to ignite | Film | The Guardian

Starring Zac Efron, the latest adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel never heats upStarring Zac Efron, the latest adaptation of the classic Stephen King novel never heats up

Firestarter film review: Keith Thomas' Stephen King adaptation

A film that goes through the motions with such apathetic predictability and pure cinematic laziness that you may want to set whatever device you’re watching it on ablaze.A film that goes through the motions with such apathetic predictability and pure cinematic laziness that you may want to set whatever device you’re watching it on ablaze.

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The 1984 version was no classic, but this one seems even duller and cheaperThe 1984 version was no classic, but this one seems even duller and cheaper

Firestarter Film Review: Dreary Stephen King Remake Sits There Like a Pile of Wet Leaves

The 2022 version of Firestarter won't set your heart alight, but it is a decent film to enjoy by a fire.The Prodigy song was nowhere to be seen in this film.

Firestarter 2022 Review: A Fine, But Unremarkable Remake

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The Blumhouse version of Stephen King's Firestarter is economical but lacks the scope and character of the master's work on the page.The Blumhouse version of Stephen King's Firestarter is economical but lacks the scope and character of the master's work on the page.

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Zac Efron stars as the father of a girl, Charlie, who is learning to control her powers.Zac Efron stars as the father of a girl, Charlie, who is learning to control her powers.

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Need a movie to watch for Friday the 13th? Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong and Sydney Lemmon start in 'Firestarter,' now streaming Peacock.Need a movie to watch for Friday the 13th? Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong and Sydney Lemmon start in 'Firestarter,' now streaming Peacock.

Zac Efron in ‘Firestarter’: How to Watch at Home – Billboard

When does Firestarter 2022 come out on Peacock? Here's how to watch the new Firestarter movie on Peacock, including release date and release time.Anybody have a light?

What Time Will ‘Firestarter’ (2022) Be on Peacock? How to Watch the Stephen King Movie | Decider

Confused by Firestarter on Peacock? Wondering about Firestarter 2? Read Decider's Firestarter 2022 plot summary and Firestarter ending explained.The flame has been lit, so to speak.

‘Firestarter’ Ending Explained: What That Ending Could Mean for a ‘Firestarter’ Sequel | Decider

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Zac Efron and Black Widow’s Ryan Kiera Armstrong star in the 2022 adaptation of Stephen King’s novel about a psychic man and his pyrokinetic daughter, Charlie, on the run from the government. Michael Greyeyes is the standout in this stiff sci-fi horror action movie. Now in theaters and streaming on Peacock.Zac Efron stars in a new adaptation of Stephen King’s sci-fi horror novel, but Michael Greyeyes is the standout

Firestarter review: another clumsy, dispiriting notch in Stephen King’s belt - Polygon

The new adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel is all fizzle, no sizzle.The new adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel is all fizzle, no sizzle.

Firestarter Review: Remake Flames Out | Den of Geek

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With a skilled young newcomer as the telekinetic child and Zac Efron as her dad, reboot is a step up from awful 1984 version.With a skilled young newcomer as the telekinetic child and Zac Efron as her dad, reboot is a step up from awful 1984 version.

‘Firestarter’ review: Dark tone, solid acting ignite Stephen King thriller - Chicago Sun-Times

Zac Efron stars in 'Firestarter,' a remake of the 1984 horror film based on Stephen King's book.The actor stars in this remake of the 1984 horror film based on Stephen King's book.

‘Firestarter’ Review: Zac Efron in Wan Stephen King Remake – The Hollywood Reporter

With Blumhouse's "Firestarter" remake on Peacock, we look at what the 1984 film taught us about childhood furyThe 1984 horror film, a precursor to "Stranger Things," spoke to the consequences of never being believed

"Firestarter" taught me the mighty power and powerlessness of childhood | Salon.com

Firestarter, one of Stephen King’s most recognizabletitles, reached bookstores in 1980 and was subsequently nominated for several prestigiousawards. However, as has often been the case with King’s novels, the movie regurgitation,released in 1984 ...Firestarter, one of Stephen King’s most recognizabletitles, reached bookstores in 1980 and was subsequently nominated for several prestigiousawards. However, as has often been the case with King’s novels, the movie regurgitation,released in 1984 ...

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Zac Efron's best efforts can't salvage this lethargic mess.Zac Efron's best efforts can't salvage this lethargic mess.

‘Firestarter’ Review: Peacock’s Stephen King Adaptation Has No Warmth | IndieWire

Keith Thomas' "Firestarter" is a tonally inert, substandard remake that mostly serves as an embarrassment to its cast.Keith Thomas' "Firestarter" is a tonally inert, substandard remake that mostly serves as an embarrassment to its cast.

'Firestarter' Review: A Remake So Loathsome & Embarrassing It Should Be Immediately Extinguished

Bloody Disgusting's Firestarter review dives into the new adaptation that ultimately fails to do justice to Stephen King's classic novel.Bloody Disgusting’s Firestarter review is spoiler-free. The Stephen King renaissance continues with a modern adaptation of his 1980 novel, Firestarter. Considering the lackluster response to the 1984 adaptation, it’s likely long overdue. But the real question is whether there’s any thematic depth or storytelling to mine amidst superhero cinema’s current oversaturation and popularity. While The Vigil director Keith Thomas does […]

Firestarter Review – Modern Take on Stephen King's Novel Fails to Ignite

A young girl tries to hide her pyrokinetic gifts in the latest Stephen King adaptation. Read the Empire review now.A young girl tries to hide her pyrokinetic gifts in the latest Stephen King adaptation. Read the Empire review now.

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With a new "Firestarter" out May 13, The Post looks at characters with powers from Willow in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to Hermione in "Harry Potter" to Eleven in "Stranger Things."From "Carrie" to "Stranger Things," young witchy women have left an indelible pop culture mark. 

'Firestarter' and the evolution of the psychic teen girl

In the ’70s and early ’80s, the era that defined him, Stephen King came up with a whole lot of horror-story metaphors for anger. There was Carrie, the angry telekinetic nerd-turned-pranked-prom-demon, and Christine the angry car, and Cujo the angry dog, and the novel that was the greatest of King’s rage mythologies — “The Shining,” […]In the ’70s and early ’80s, the era that defined him, Stephen King came up with a whole lot of horror-story metaphors for anger. There was Carrie, the angry telekinetic nerd-turned-pranked-prom-demon, and Christine the angry car, and Cujo the angry dog, and the novel that was the greatest of King’s rage mythologies — “The Shining,” […]

‘Firestarter’ Review: They’re Remaking THIS? Zac Efron Stars in a Stephen King Rehash That Never Catches Fire

Zac Efron movie Firestarter hasn't been well-received by critics, with reviews now online.It's the latest Stephen King adaptation.

Zac Efron's Stephen King movie Firestarter gets first reviews

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There's no spark here. There's no spark here.

Firestarter Review: The Latest Stephen King Adaptation Is Lukewarm At Best

Critics douse Blumhouse's new adaptation of Stephen King's Firestarter, saying that the Zac Efron horror movie fails to ignite a spark.Critics say Firestarter fails to ignite.

Firestarter Reviews Blast Dull & Disjointed Stephen King Adaptation

The Stephen King novel gets a second shot at an adaptationThe Stephen King novel gets a second shot at an adaptation

Movie Review: 'Firestarter'

With a new Firestarter movie on the way in May 2022, Bloody Disgusting revisits the original 1984 adaptation of the Stephen King classic.Constant Readers often refer to Firestarter as “vintage King.” This designation is usually reserved for works published in Stephen King‘s early career, roughly marked by his debut novel Carrie (1974) and the horror masterpiece It (1986). That run also includes fan favorites like The Shining, Pet Sematary, and Night Shift, and has spawned an astonishing […]

Firestarter Movie - Revisiting Original Adaptation of Stephen King's Story

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For a movie about a girl with pyrokinetic powers, " Firestarter " is lacking a certain spark.

‘Firestarter’ remake fails to ignite (review) - cleveland.com

The actor plays the father of a young girl who develops pyrokinetic superpowers.

Stephen King’s Firestarter movie | Free live stream info, how to watch online now with Peacock (5/13/22) - oregonlive.com

Minus some exceptional (albeit underutilized) casting, 'Firestarter' fizzles. In the words of Zac Efron from the superior 'Neighbors,' “I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed.”Minus some exceptional (albeit underutilized) casting, 'Firestarter' fizzles. In the words of Zac Efron from the superior 'Neighbors,' “I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed.”

Review: ‘Firestarter’ Is Full Of Smoke And Fury, Signifying Nothing

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News’ very own Eli McCaig is here with a review of Universal’s Firestarter. A couple desperately try to hide their daughter, Charlie, from a shadowy federal agency that wants to harness her unprecedented gift for turning fire into a weapon of mass destruction. Her father taught her how to defuse her power, but as Charlie turns 11,...

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The original adaptation of the book drew harsh words from Stephen King. With the new Firestarter coming out, the comparisons are already starting.The original adaptation of the book drew harsh words from Stephen King. With the new Firestarter coming out, the comparisons are already starting.

Why Stephen King Hated 1984's Firestarter

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Review by Brian Lowry, CNN Drew Barrymore had just done “E.T.” when they planted her in front of a wind machine for “Firestarter,” probably the most memorable visual of that 1984 movie. But nothing by Stephen King can stay dead forever, which explains a new do-over that can barely generate enough heat to qualify as

'Firestarter' tries to reignite Stephen King's story but lacks much of a spark - KESQ

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This weekend, Keith Thomas’ new adaptation of Stephen King’s Firestarter is poised to hit theaters and arrive on Peacock exclusively courtesy of Universal Pictures. Starring Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Zac Efron, Michael Greyeyes, Gloria Reuben, Sydney Lemmon, and Kurtwood Smith, Firestarter follows a young girl by the name of Charlie McGee (Armstrong) who discovers that she […]

Video Interview: Director Keith Thomas and Star Ryan Kiera Armstrong Talk FIRESTARTER (2022) - Daily Dead

Firestarter is a rare new movie released simultaneously on the big screen and streaming, starting Friday. Here's everything to know.Firestarter is a rare new movie released simultaneously on the big screen and streaming, starting Friday. Here's everything to know.

'Firestarter' Is Actually Streaming Now, the Same Day as Theaters - CNET

Zac Efron is now playing dads. The good news is that it’s in a remake of the 80s cult classic ‘Firestarter,’ about his young daughter who can make things burst into flames.(WTNH) – Zac Efron is now playing dads. The good news is that it’s in a remake of the 80s cult classic ‘Firestarter,’ about his young daughter who can make things burst into flames. Originally play…

At the Movies: 'Firestarter'; 'Senior Year'

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"Firestarter" is now available for streaming online. Watch the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic horror novel today with a Peacock subscription.

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