Just Picked This Up....

Discussion in '1408' started by 91rewoT, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. Lets Rock

    Lets Rock .. still breathing...

    How do I repost this to the stories I'd like SK to write thread? Lol
    How do i
     
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  2. FlakeNoir

    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

    Here you go... copy n paste. :biggrin2:
     
  3. raspberry2012

    raspberry2012 Member

    I loved "1408"! I thought Cusack was great - I'm a big fan of his anyway, but I thought he really was great in the role. Plus the movie itself was very freaky and disorienting, which was the point. I'm pretty fussy about adaptations of SK's works, and this one passed my usual "white glove test".
     
  4. Lets Rock

    Lets Rock .. still breathing...

    Movies rarely portray the characters experiences as deeply as the books
    The best adaptions seem to be the shorter works
    I thought 1408 was one of the best adaptions too
     
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  5. I couldn't sleep after I watched this!
     
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  6. Kyl-allie

    Kyl-allie Member

    I love this movie! I actually saw it before I'd read the short story - I prefer the movie - probably because it is more 'fleshed out'. Just sent creeps down my spine for some reason-not many movies manage to do that!
     
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  7. Damocles

    Damocles Member

    Great movie! Cusack played the role of skeptic just right. My own favorite piece was hearing Karen Carpenter on a radio with no power source. Hypothetically if a "believer" was in 1408 he or she would have put up more resistance. Cusack crumbled after two happenings that his rational mind could not explain. I thought that this worked so very well in 1408....brilliant!
     
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