An 8-year-old daredevil watches Stephen King’s ‘Mist'

'The Mist'

Laurie Holden, Thomas Jane and Nathan Gamble star in Frank Darabont's adaptation of Stephen King's The Mist.

It was on a trip to Disney World that my daughter earned the nickname “Daredevil.” She was 5 years old, and had never seen let alone ridden a rollercoaster. She giggled her way through Space Mountain while others screamed, then begged for more.

In the years since, her bravado has thinned, but at 8, there’s not much she won’t try, including scary movies. Now, before you chastise me for letting my child watch horror movies know this: