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Dr. Sleep Trailer...using The Shining scenes and music.
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KelpsZoidzl
2019-10-31 05:29:31 UTC
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We can only hope this film captures the Kubrick style.

I couldn't get past page 35 of the book.

I am surprised King let these film makers use the Kubrick imagery....at least in the trailer. We shall see.


kelpzoidzl
2019-11-03 07:48:16 UTC
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A fan review of Dr. Sleep....getting good reviews.

"Finally got to see my most anticipated film of the year and I'm happy to tell you it's everything I wished for and more. Flanagan has done an amazing job adapting the book from Stephen King and giving lovers of the Kubrick film adaptation of "The Shining" (1980) a cinematic sequel. Now i read the book and while I enjoyed it for the most part, I found parts of it underwhelming. I feel in this film adaptation, Flanagan takes elements from the novel and manages to make them darker and serious which in turn really helped address some issues I had with the book. He does make some serious changes though and while I embraced them I'm not sure how others who read the book will feel about them. "The Shining" (1980) to me and I'm sure a lot of you, is a masterpiece in filmmaking. I for one prefer it over the novel and with this film, it most certainly feels like a sequel to Stanley Kubrick's version and a love letter to that film. The last 30 mins or so are absolutely amazing and kudos to Flanagan for pulling it off. Ewan McGregor does a great job as an adult Danny Torrance and Rebecca Ferguson captivates as Rose the Hat. The film sets a great tone with some stunning visuals and the score completely grabs you. How much you enjoy this film really depends on what you want out of it. There's practically no gore here and no cheap jump scares. What you'll get though is expert filmmaking from someone who you can tell really loves the source material he's pulling it all in from. Everything struck a balance for me that I was tremendously pleased with, top horror film of the year."
m***@yahoo.com
2019-11-08 14:58:27 UTC
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kelpzoidzl
2020-01-29 16:23:12 UTC
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Post by KelpsZoidzl
We can only hope this film captures the Kubrick style.
I couldn't get past page 35 of the book.
I am surprised King let these film makers use the Kubrick imagery....at least in the trailer. We shall see.
http://youtu.be/BOzFZxB-8cw
So I saw the film. I didn't enjoy much of it. It's like watching Room 237 with a arbitrary horror story about psychic vampires....The director tries to set it in the Shining universe.

but, I will have to see it again, before I conclude it's bad.

Stephen King is so dumb.
Don Stockbauer
2020-02-27 13:44:04 UTC
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I didn't see Dr. sleep . seems like all movies are pretty horrible nowadays . better to spend your time harvesting pecans.
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