Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Cronenberg Episode 5: The Dead Zone (1983)

David Cronenberg alters his standard filmmaking model for a Stephen King adaptation. Like most Stephen King adaptations, The Dead Zone doesn't quite jibe as a film, though Christopher Walken is dead-on as Johnny Smith. For once we all mostly agree, or maybe it's just that Zach and Will agree and Bracken is too agreeable to really start a yelling match. Two more Cronenberg films left in this series.

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