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Stephen King's The Stand

Mick Garris Verenigde Staten, 1994

Bob's rating of the film The Stand

Epic source material is turned into a 6 hours long epic with not so much epic budget. It feels dry, special effects are cheap but, the casting and the plot ensure this as an engaging experience. It also has the best use of "Don't Fear The Reaper" probably since the original "Halloween" and the best use of "Don't Dream It's Over" probably since, well, forever. With current state of TV shows, a remake would be welcomed