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Kubrick vs. King: ‘Doctor Sleep’ Has Some Harrowing Moments—but It Spends Too Much Time Messing With a Classic

Stephen King fans know he hated Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining for trivializing Jack Torrance’s alcoholism, and improvising on the evil powers of The Overlook Hotel. Doctor Sleep, King’s sequel to The Shining, seems to exist, in part, to right some of the wrongs King saw in Kubrick’s movie. Unfortunately, director Mike Flanagan, the man behind […]