The Dark Half (1993)
mirror routine with a double
The protagonist, an author, is kidnapped and forced to write a book he doesn't want to write. Also, Thad strikes George with a typewriter, just as Paul defends himself against Annie in "Misery."
Features a theme about birds crossing the boundaries of life and death, as well as a similar ending
In the Nightmare sequence at the beginning of the game, Alan Wake is being chased by a hitchiker he had written and killed off in one of his books, not unlike the relationship between Beaumont and Stark.
VHS in video store
DVD and video case are shown.
DVD on the shelf.
revenge plot by the main character's conjoined twin who was presumed to have died unborn