The Dark Tower

Warning: Spoilers for The Dark Tower books and movie

The cinematic adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower has finally arrived in theaters, though the movie might not be everything that fans of King’s magnum opus had been hoping for. It was always going to be a difficult line for director Nikolaj Arcel to walk; fans of the book wouldn’t want to waste precious time having the plot and structure explained to them, but to scrimp on that risks alienating newcomers to the franchise. The resulting movie sits somewhere between the two; The Dark Tower is not a faithful retelling ...

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