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DARK TOWER 2

Development on “The Dark Tower” has been brewing for a very long time. Many filmmakers, including J.J. Abrams and Ron Howard, have attempted to conquer Stephen King’s legendary series of novels, but only now has there been a production that’s managed to stick the landing. Perhaps the mere act of getting this byzantine material to the big screen is enough to brand the movie a success, but director Nikolaj Arcel (“A Royal Affair,” “Truth About Men”) doesn’t have the experience with such massive waves of fantasy. “The Dark Tower” offers a divisive viewing experience, with fans offered references and backstory, while newcomers are presented with the digestion of an entire universe in a mere 90 minutes. The picture speaks a different language, and if you’re not locked into position from the get-go, giant sections of the effort are terribly confusing, while the rest is just tiresome and dull.  Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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