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Doc Creed

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As I am writing this on January 26th, 2018, WB has formally attached Mike Flanagan to direct a movie version of "Doctor Sleep". This announcement has finally motivated me to read the book. Without spoiling anything, what would say about "Doctor Sleep" in terms of quality of the story?
I liked the sequel but it took me some time to adjust to the difference in tone. The Shining is claustrophobic and brooding and edgy. Doctor Sleep is nostalgic and analytical and short on true terror. I liked seeng the adult Danny and the secondary plots were interesting. Prepare yourself for this slight shift and you'll be fine. It's still emotionally satisfying.
 

GNTLGNT

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I liked the sequel but it took me some time to adjust to the difference in tone. The Shining is claustrophobic and brooding and edgy. Doctor Sleep is nostalgic and analytical and short on true terror. I liked seeng the adult Danny and the secondary plots were interesting. Prepare yourself for this slight shift and you'll be fine. It's still emotionally satisfying.
...yeppur, that pretty much sums it up.....
 
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