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Discussion in 'Storm of the Century' started by Baz, Dec 10, 2013.

  1. Baz

    Baz Well-Known Member

    I was watching Storm of The Century 2 days before a big storm hit us in the UK, but that's just coincidence, right?...

    I wonder if Sai King would ever develop some kind of sequel to this?
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  2. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Probably not as he's pretty happy with how it all turned out. But, never say never, right?
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  3. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    That's probably my favorite of all King movies--definitely my favorite TV movie! I think it ended well (not happily, but well). Part of being a good writer is knowing when the story is over :)
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  4. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    I didn't like it when it first aired- I noticed that they used one of the storm scene's twice and thought it was going to be a cheap TV movie, but after watching it a second time (without commercials) I realized it was a great story!
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  5. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    Tim Daly made that show. His earnestness was quintessential King--the good man.
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  6. king family fan

    king family fan Prolific member

    It took me a couple times to really get into the movie.
  7. Chuggs

    Chuggs Well-Known Member

    One of my favs
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  8. bigkingfan91

    bigkingfan91 Well-Known Member

    One of my alltime favorites! 30 days of night really reminded me of this, even though they were two completely opposite stories. I wish King would, or would have done something exactly like 30 days of night. OR even had been the man behind that awesome story, movie. Anyway, nice adaptation & that entire opening to it always creeped me out!
  9. Sunlight Gardener

    Sunlight Gardener Well-Known Member

    I loved it and found it very creepy. The very first thing I did after it was over was look up the movie credits to see who played Andre Linoge because he was awesome. Also I always like Tim Daly and Casey Seizmasko (spelling?) was in one of my favorite teenage movies....3 O Clock High anyone?
  10. Neesy

    Neesy #1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side

    The guy who played Andre Linoge is a wonderful character actor - he has a lot of class, actually. He was also very good in Bon Cop, Bad Cop

  11. DanishReader

    DanishReader Well-Known Member

    Colm Fiore nailed it as Linoge. This is also my favorite of the miniseries, I feel it works perfect from beginning to end.
  12. Chazel1972

    Chazel1972 Well-Known Member

    I just read the screenplay, I can't wait to watch the mini series.
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  13. Checkman

    Checkman Getting older and balder

    Colm Feore is a very good actor. I first noticed him in "Night Falls On Manhattan". There is a great scene where he tells off his boss, the obnoxious NYC D.A. (a man who plays his New York Jewish background to the full tilt for political purposes) who is always giving him a hard time about being a WASP. "Let me tell you a saying of my people Morgey. Go **** Yourself!" He delivered that line with both venom and sarcasm. Made an impression.
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  14. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    Overall it was excellent but , I found the ending to be a bit too depressing . It could use a follow up.
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    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...."Happy Sunset Of The Century" mayhap?.....
  16. CYRUS

    CYRUS Well-Known Member

    Id like to have see a story in which he and his new young acolyte have a nasty falling out. That could be a really fun story.:)
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