Bag of Bones was one of my very favorite books by Stephen King, but my excitement for the A&E miniseries was tampered because I know bringing an adaptation of a tom to the screen can be the difference between night and day.
After this opening installment, I won't discuss the two together again. All I will say is that the initial credits did a disservice to the viewers.
In an attempt to whet your appetites, in shots meant to shock and awe you into wanting to watch, producers took took some of the fun out of King's journey in to Michael Noonan, even if it was an adventure that was quite different that that of my old favorite.
As most things in the world of King, this story takes place in the upper east coast and features a fair integration of character drama and the supernatural. I was a little disappointed in the pacing of the two hours. Much like a current favorite, American Horror Story, Noonan began hearing things go bump (or jingle) in the night. Not in one house, but in two. Read More...