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Yeah, that one didn't interest me, the scene right before that where he's basically "throwing" the rounds into the cylinder at a high rate of speed, thought that was pretty decent.OMG, what a mess. It's worse than I imagined. I thought we were done with "bullet time" when the Matrix Triology ended. It's like watching a cut-scene from the Max Payne video game.
Having kept an open mind since King's "Last Time Around" tweet and knowing that this served as closure to the books, I have mixed feelings now that I've seen the trailer. If I hadn't read the books, I would definitely be interested in watching this film. It looks like a really well-made action flick with a fantasy element.
As someone who is heavily invested in the books though, it appears my worst fear has come true: the producers took the lazy way out and totally dumbed-down the mythology of the books to make an action film. Even friends of mine who didn't read the books (but know of the story from listening to us King fans talk about it) were disappointed by the trailer: they expected something better. This plays like yet another run-of-the-mill apocalypse film with a kid sidekick. I'm still interested in it because of the two lead actors and yes, Roland's tricks with his guns look just as amazing as described in the stories. As excited as I was to finally hear The Gunslinger's Creed spoken aloud, I need one more trailer to convince me.