Directed by Nikolaj Arcel. With Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert. A boy haunted by visions of a dark tower from a parallel reality teams up with the tower's disillusioned guardian to stop an evil warlock known as the Man in Black who plans to use the boy to destroy the tower and open the gates of Hell.
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The Dark Tower is a 2017 American fantasy western action film directed and co-written by Nikolaj Arcel.An adaptation and continuation of Stephen King's novel series of the same name, the film stars Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, a gunslinger on a quest to protect the Dark Tower—a mythical structure which supports all realities—while Matthew McConaughey plays his nemesis, Walter Padick (The ...
There are other worlds than these. Stephen King's The Dark Tower, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world's most celebrated authors, makes its launch to the big screen. The last ...
- Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Western
Directed by Stephen Hopkins. With Michael Rooker, Jasper Pääkkönen, Jerome Flynn, Elaine Cassidy. TV pilot based on Stephen King's 'Dark Tower' series.
A dark tower exists that protects the universe from a demonic apocalypse. The tower can be destroyed by the mind of a child. The Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey) is locked in an eternal struggle with the Last Gunslinger (Idris Elba), as one tries to bring the tower down and the other tries to defend it. One child is caught in the middle of it ...
- Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Western, Sci-Fi
Either way, King’s biggest issue with The Dark Tower is also the most obvious one: It tried to cram something like 3,000 pages into a very shot movie, meaning a lot of the best stuff—or, you ...
- Sam Barsanti
The Dark Tower is a series of eight books and one short story written by American author Stephen King.Incorporating themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western, it describes a "gunslinger" and his quest toward a tower, the nature of which is both physical and metaphorical.
Aug 07, 2017 · Stephen King's The Dark Tower series spans seven books and several decades of writing. While the first movie is intended to be the beginning of a cinematic franchise, it makes an interesting ...
Jan 16, 2020 · The Dark Tower is too rich a text with too devoted a fanbase to be thwarted by a failed movie, especially during this current Stephen King adaptation renaissance (see also It, Pet Sematary). Here ...
- Liam Mathews