The Dark Tower (Movie Review)

August 21, 2017 The Dark Tower (Movie Review) Released in theaters nationwide on July 31, 2017 via Sony Pictures Entertainment, Nikolaj Arcel’s ( The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2009, A Royal Affair 2012) The Dark Tower pits Matthew McConaughey ( Frailty 2001 , Interstellar 2014) and Idris Elba ( Pacific Rim 2013, Star Trek: Beyond 2016 ) on a world-jumping collision . The question: is the film enough to placate the hordes of ravenous fans who have been waiting for it? The Dark Tower. © Sony Pictures Entertainment. To that The Dark Tower has been eagerly-awaited would reek of understatement. Based on the revered 8-book series by Stephen King, the hype for the film has been percolating at a low roar throughout its multitude of online fanbases for two years now. To fans, it is arguably Stephen King’s most loved series – and as with any book with a large and dedicated fanbase – that any film adaptation is going to be saddled with some baggage. This is doubly true for Stephen King movies, which already suffer what could best be described as a somewhat spotty track record. Objectively , especially in the […]

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