The Dark Tower

2017

Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Horror / Sci-Fi / Western

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IMDb Rating 5.7 10 104,267

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Idris Elba as Kimborough
Katheryn Winnick as Jenna Whooly
Matthew McConaughey as Ben Williams
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95 min
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95 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by davestevens-04947 1 / 10 / 10

It has the same title as the books! Aaaaaand.... that's it.

WHY does Hollywood hate Stephen King stories? Are they seriously THAT hard to put on film?? The whole POINT of this movie was supposed to be an onscreen adaptation of The Dark Tower series. Shawshank worked. The Green Mile worked. The Mist worked. With halfway-competent writers and directors (and I'm thinking "Darabont" here), this film should have worked. But newwww. Instead, they stapled the Dark Tower characters onto a cheesy, embarrassing direct-to-DVD movie that sucks in its own right; one that nobody wanted to see. We wanted to see Roland and The Man In Black, and Oy! Not.... whatever this lazy crap is. This is 100% schlock. There were actual cholos in the theater saying "hayfoo, who directed this, ese? This ain't the story, homes. Let's sneak into "Gigli, for real dawg." (The "Battlefield Earth" writers are probably hi-fiving their thetans now that they're off the hook. Good job, writers.) SPOILER: This is a horrible movie that has nothing to do with the original story. If your other half is a Stephen King fan and you want to hear them yell "WTF??" every three minutes, throw this one on. Frigging terrible.

Reviewed by barikasaya 8 / 10 / 10

Don't Believe the malicious haters!.

The Dark Tower is a 2017 American science fantasy western film directed and co-written by Nikolaj Arcel. A continuation of Stephen King's novel series of the same name, the film stars Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, a gunslinger on a quest to protect the Dark Tower—a mythical structure which supports all realities—while Matthew McConaughey plays his nemesis, Walter Padick, the Man in Black, and Tom Taylor stars as Jake Chambers, a New York boy who becomes Roland's apprentice.Its budget is 60 million dollars which means that the producers spent much money to make this movie great. Eleven-year-old Jake Chambers experiences visions involving a Man in Black who seeks to destroy a Tower and bring ruin to the Universe, and a Gunslinger who opposes him. Jake's mother, stepfather, and psychiatrists dismiss these as dreams resulting from the trauma of his father's death the previous year. At his apartment home in New York City, a group of workers from an alleged psychiatric facility offer to rehabilitate Jake; recognizing them from his visions as monsters wearing human skin, he flees. Jake tracks down an abandoned house from one of his visions, discovers a high-tech portal, and travels to a post-apocalyptic world called Mid- World. In Mid-World, Jake encounters the last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain who emerged in his visions. Roland is pursuing Walter Padick, the Man in Black who had also appeared in Jake's dreams, across a desert, seeking to kill him in revenge for the murder of his father, Steven, and all remaining gunslingers. He explains that Walter, over the decades, has been abducting psychic children, and is attempting to use their "shine" to bring down the Dark Tower, a fabled structure located at the center of the Universe; this will allow beings from the darkness outside to invade and destroy reality. Roland takes Jake to a village to have his visions interpreted by a seer. Learning of Jake's escape and journey to Mid-World, Walter investigates and discovers from his minion Sayre that Jake has "pure Shine", i.e. enough psychic potential to destroy the Tower single- handedly. He kills Jake's stepfather, then interrogates his mother about his visions and kills her too. In Mid-World, the seer explains that Roland can find Walter's base of operations in New York. Walter's minions, the Taheen, attack the village, but Roland individually kills each of them. Roland and Jake return to Earth. When Jake returns home to check in on his mother, he finds her charred remains and breaks down. Roland vows to kill Walter "for both of us" and comforts Jake by teaching him the Gunslinger's Creed, which he hasn't uttered since his own father's death, as well as the basics of gun fighting. As Roland re-arms himself at a gun store, he is attacked by Walter, who captures Jake. At his base, he straps Jake to a machine that will use him to destroy the Tower. Jake uses his psychic powers to alert Roland to his location, and Roland battles his way through Walter's henchmen. Walter confronts Roland, wounding him. After Jake reminds him of the Gunslinger's Creed, Roland recovers and kills Walter with a trick shot after a brief fight. Roland destroys the machine, saving the Tower, Jake, and the other children. Afterwards, Roland says that he must return to his own world and offers Jake a place by his side as his companion. Jake accepts the offer as he has nowhere else to go, and the two depart for Mid-World. Don't listen to the biased critics who never saw this great film,see it yourself and make your own judgment!.

Reviewed by R N 8 / 10 / 10

I have not read the book

The trouble with film adaptations of Stephen King books is the film almost never lives up to the written word, in fact it would be impossible to cover the intricacies of a series of books in a 90 minute film. I watched this film not knowing what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. It was to me very much like a 90's style sci-fi action film with a clearly defined bad guy and good guy and with great action sequences and special effects, there was sufficient character background story to get a feeling of what the characters were all about. All in all it was a very enjoyable sci-fii action film.

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