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'KINGDOM HOSPITAL', how is it?

Discussion in 'TV on DVD and Blu-ray' started by Inspector Hammer!, Dec 14, 2004.

  1. Inspector Hammer!

    Inspector Hammer! Executive Producer

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    I saw that this short lived series was coming to dvd and the spots I saw looked scary as hell. Is it worth a purchase?
     
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    I normally love Steven King novels and the movies made from his works are decent. But the other King fan and myself got bored with this mini-series.

    It almost looked like they did not have enough money to do things right. Empty streets/sets were common, odd-events thrown in without context to the rest of the story, some odd characters appearing without reason, etc.

    Check your local rental store and rent a disk or two before you buy.
     
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    I thought it was great, as a Stephen King TV-novel.
     
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    And here is my review of the series on DVD.
     
  6. Inspector Hammer!

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    Thanks everybody, I think I might seek it out for a rental. Normally I buy Stephen Kings material right out, but this was iffy.
     
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    I thought the previews looked good, too, but was only able to stand watching 2-3 episodes.
     
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    How can this be Stephen King's when it's a remake?
     
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    If you've read my review already then skip this post.

    I HATED this when I watched the pilot on TV. HATED IT! I wanted this show to fail in so many ways, but watching it on DVD was a different story. I got sucked into the show and I couldn't stop watching. I thought Columbia TriStar did a very good job with the set, and while it's not for everyone I think it's worth a rental if you're interested in Stephen King's material.

    Gord
     
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    On TV, a few episodes were good but most felt like filler. The finale explains everything, and is good, but I don't think it pays off on the time investment. I don't care what King says, a LOT of the mid-run episodes are simply pointless.
     

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