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Well, now that the end of Summer vacation season is winding down, let’s get back to some movies, shall we?

This time out, it’s our look at the second Stephen King adaptation of the year,


Adapted from the book of the same name, and previously made into a TV miniseries (to a somewhat mixed reaction), Hollywood has decided that this tale of childhood horror deserved a second shot.

Is it going to scare up enough green at the box office and lift an otherwise uncooperative cumulative gross for Hollywood this year?

Let’s find out.

The Dark Tower

Welcome back to the Visually Stunning Movie Podcast.

Here’s another movie there has been a lot of excitement about. Starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, based on a series of books by horror-master Stephen King, it’s:

The Dark Tower

I’ll be honest: though I’ve read my share of Stephen King novels, the Gunslinger books weren’t included, so I’m coming into this blind.

Let’s see how well they pulled off King’s notoriously hard-to-adapt material, shall we?