The King Zone Podcast – Episode 6: “I Am God Here” Talking About The Lawnmower Man
Welcome to this Podcast series from The Super Podcast with The King Zone! This podcast series is all about the adaptations of Stephen King, from the cinematic films, mini series and TV movies!
Your trusty hosts ‘Super’ Marcey Papandrea and ‘The Terrible Australian’ Bede Jermyn are back with episode 6 of The King Zone Podcast, join by 2/3’s of The Horror Returns Podcast with Lance and Phillip.
The Lawnmower Man (1992) is a mostly in name only adaptation of Stephen King’s short story. It was directed by Brett Leonard and it stars Pierce Brosnan, Jeff Fahey, Jenny Wright, Mark Bringelson, Geoffrey Lewis, Jeremy Slate, Dean Norris and Austin O’Brien. The Lawnmower Man: A Suburban Nightmare (1987) is a short film directly adapted from the short story, it was directed by James Gonis and stars Andy Clark, Helen Hanft and E.D. Phillips.
You can watch the short film on YouTube and enjoy The Lawnmower Man commentary by Super Marcey and Garrett Collins, as a companion to this podcast.
* The film was an original script called Cyber God
* We discuss the in name only aspect and if they needed to use King’s name
* We don’t discuss the awful sequel, you’re welcome!
* Phillip really hates the early 90’s CGI
* What an actual adaption of the short story us like
* We commend the short film for what it does right
* Why was this short story so damn weird?!
* Plus much, much more!
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