2 thoughts on “Stephen King’s The Stand [Blu-ray]

  1. Stephen King ‘Stood by His Plan’ in this 1994 television adaptation, and the results are satisfying ~ About as faithful as a six-hour (sans commercials) mini-series can be that’s based on a work of more than six hundred pages. Roles are well and sometimes expertly cast; I thought the best players were Gary Sinise as reliable East Texan Stu Redman; Rob Lowe in the thankless role of deaf-mute Nick Andros; Ruby Dee as “Mother” Abigail Freemantel, African-American prophet on a Nebraska farmstead to whom spiritual wanderers are drawn; and Ed Harris (unbilled) as the overburdened military…

  2. Great cast, stays true to the book Just read the book for the first time so purchased the DVD to watch afterwards as I hadn’t seen it for years.(DON’T WORRY – NO SPOILERS!)This miniseries was very true to the book and stayed close to the story. Casting was great especially Rob Lowe as Nick (there’s shirtless scenes – drool LOL) and Bill Fagerbakke as Tom Cullen (M-O-O-N spells great work, Bill!). I did NOT like Laura San Giacomo as Nadine. I think she’s a horrible actress and her voice just grates on…

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