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Mike Flanagan Teases Three-Hour ‘Doctor Sleep’ Director’s Cut

Mike Flanagan’s “Doctor Sleep” is rife with visual homages to Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 horror classic “The Shining,” of which the source material’s author, Stephen King, has been notoriously, publicly critical. There’s no need to go down that road anymore, but it’s worth mentioning that Flanagan’s new film seems caught between paying ode to King’s novel […]

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‘Doctor Sleep’ Director’s Cut Will Turn Mike Flanagan’s Stephen King Adaptation into a Three Hour Movie

Doctor Sleep was already a long movie to begin with, but it’s about to get even longer. A Doctor Sleep director’s cut is headed to digital and Blu-ray in 2020, bringing Mike Flanagan‘s Stephen King adaptation to a full three-hour runtime. Flanagan spoke recently about what to expect from the director’s cut, which will apparently […]

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Mike Flanagan Teases “More Literary” 3-Hour Director’s Cut Of ‘Doctor Sleep’ Coming Soon

The release of director Mike Flanagan’s “Doctor Sleep” is one of the more interesting of the year. The film, while the overall reception has been mixed, is looked at as a fairly decent Stephen King adaptation that does its best to respect “The Shining,” as well as introduce a proper sequel that is more beholden […]

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Why ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Failed Its Latest Box Office Mission

“Charlie’s Angels” latest box-office outing was anything but heaven sent.Sony’s reboot failed to meet even the studio’s cautiously low expectations, debuting to a franchise-eviscerating $8.6 million in North America. Given that the film failed to make up much traction overseas, launching with $19.2 million, including a disappointing $7.7 million in China, it seems likely the […]

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‘Midway’ Leads a Disastrous Weekend as Grosses Don’t Go to ‘Doctor Sleep’

Another weekend, another dreadful box-office performance. This time last year, “The Grinch” opened to #1 and $67 million; that weekend saw a $168 million total. This year had four wide-release openings that totaled just $56 million, and a $120 million total.Perhaps even more concerning is all four of those titles — “Midway,” “Doctor Sleep,” “Playing […]

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Box Office: ‘Midway’ Could Defeat ‘Doctor Sleep’ With $21 Million

Lionsgate’s action movie “Midway” is topping expectations and is expected to take the No. 1 spot at the box office over supernatural thriller “Doctor Sleep” with about $21 million for the weekend, early estimates showed Friday.“Doctor Sleep” is heading for about $18 million at 3,855 locations, coming in well under expectations of $25 million to […]

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Box Office: ‘Doctor Sleep’ Rouses $1.5 Million on Thursday Night

Warner Bros.’ supernatural thriller “Doctor Sleep” roused $1.5 million in North America during Thursday night preview showings.Lionsgate’s “Midway” took in $925,000 at 2,600 locations from Thursday night previews and Universal’s “Last Christmas” came up with $575,000 at 2,700 sites.“Doctor Sleep,” starring Ewan McGregor, is expected to dominate moviegoing this weekend at 3,855 sites amid forecasts […]

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The ‘Doctor Sleep’ Final Trailer Takes Us Back to The Overlook for One Final Battle

Warner Bros. has released the final trailer for Doctor Sleep starring Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, and Kyliegh Curran. There’s plenty to behold in the latest trailer, but perhaps the biggest marvel of its two-minute runtime is director Mike Flanagan’s recreation of The Shining‘s ominous Overlook Hotel. As a sequel to both the novel and movie […]

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