Who cares what Steven King thinks about the movies people make from his books? He’s dead wrong about The Shining, that’s for sure. But that doesn’t mean the ones he likes are bad. Stand by Me was his favourite adaptation to date – and it certainly doesn’t suck. It’s got River Phoenix, a Corey (Feldman) and Kiefer Sutherland. It’s got coming of age and barf-o-rama. It’s got an epic journey in search of a treasure (dead body, whatever). And it’s further proof of Rob Reiner’s talent across a ridiculous range of styles: the man also directed Misery, A Few Good Men, When Harry Met Sally and This Is Spinal Tap.
Director: Rob Reiner
Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman
Genre: Adventure | Drama
Please note: under-18s will not be admitted without a parent or guardian.