3 thoughts on “Doctor Sleep (Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital Combo Pack)

  1. Really, really good I found Doctor Sleep, based on the book by Stephen King and the sequel to The Shining, to be really, really good.This is directed by Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House) who has proven himself to be one of the great horror auteurs. (He previously adapted Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game, which was an impressive effort considering that it was mostly a person handcuffed to a bed.) The pacing works really well for a movie running at two-and-a-half hours. The dialogue is some of the…

  2. An effective horror film made for grownups. Theater review. Possible spoilers. It’s been 39 years since poor 5 year old Danny Torrance escaped his father’s attempt to kill him and his mother in Colorado’s Overlook Hotel (“The Shining”). Stephen King’s novel is a direct sequel as is this film.Danny (Ewan McGregor) is now grown up, but is still haunted by those events decades ago. Living on the east coast he hasn’t much of a life. Drunk most of the time, he spends his time sleeping where and with whoever he can. He’s…

  3. X -Rating or at least NC-17 in it’s present incarnation. The Graphic Slaughtering of a nine year old boy is entirely unnecessary – it is the intense and prolonged – and implies not only vivisection but sexual pleasure? It rivals the Gay Bashing sequence in “It – Part Twp” ….. What IS UP with Warner Brothers? This cut deserved an ‘X’ rating or at least an ‘NC-17’ ….. It is highly disturbing to watch a movie that deals with graphic child murder by a bunch of moronic escapees from ‘The Hills Have Eyes” . Yes, instead of high end couture and…

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