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the dark tower
« on: May 03, 2017, 03:16:52 PM »
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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017, 05:10:58 PM »
I never got past the second book, or was it the third?  Too slow.  This, however, does look interesting.

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Re: the dark tower
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2017, 08:36:47 PM »
I hated the way the series ended but the trailer looks fun.

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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2017, 07:22:00 PM »
I hated the way the series ended but the trailer looks fun.

some speculation that the movie is a sequel to the series, rather than a straight-up adaptation. it could work.
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2017, 10:57:55 PM »
That would be great. I'd like to see some kind of resolution.

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Re: the dark tower
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2017, 02:16:50 AM »
The trailer looks good, but I misremembered and thought it was going to be TV show not a movie... not sure what they can do with the story in a movie? Anyway I've only read the first book and instead of the plot or characters what has stayed in my mind was a series of evocative images, so not sure what to expect or whether I'll see it. When Elba and McConnahey were announced as the cast I immediately thought they would be perfect and the trailer seems to confirm that.
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Re: the dark tower
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2017, 06:49:05 PM »
well that was crap.
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Re: the dark tower
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2017, 02:09:30 PM »
Still debating seeing it.  It is amazing that the trailer looks so good but the movie is being universally panned.

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« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2017, 04:29:16 PM »
Still debating seeing it.  It is amazing that the trailer looks so good but the movie is being universally panned.

the reviews aren't wrong. maybe low expectations will help your opinion of it.
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Re: the dark tower
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2017, 01:33:56 PM »
I quite liked it myself, and I'm pretty consistent in my loathing for film adaptations of books I liked.  I didn't expect it to hold to the storyline of the original source material though, as that would be impossible.  So if you just go in looking to enjoy it for what it is - not bad at all.
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