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An eight episode adaptation of Stephen King's short stories, primarily from the Nightmares and Dreamscapes series. "Battleground" follows a quiet hitman becoming a target for violent revenge when he finds a mysterious package on his doorstep; A young woman and her attorney husband getting lost in a notoriously evil London neighborhood named "Crouch End"; "Umney's Last Case" is a 1930's era detective who realizes he's the main character in a novel, and he's being written out; A successful filmmaker films himself in "The End of the Whole Mess", recalling his genius brother's life and the scientific plan he applied to end world violence with unanticipated results; "The Road Virus Heads North" drives into gear as a celebrated writer realizes the demonic figure in the painting he's just acquired, is changing to show that it's onto the same stretch of road he's on; "The Fifth Quarter" has an ex-convict who goes to dastardly means to find treasure that puts his family's life at risk; "... Written by
In the chapter "The Road Virus Heads North", the writer Richard Kinnel seems to be himself a fan of Stephen King, as when he is running away from the ghost in his house, we can see on the floor two of King's books, "Pet Sematary" and "Tommyknockers" (42'00"). See more »
In the "Crouch End" segment the Freemans are at an outdoor café in London the afternoon before heading to Crouch End. There is a clear shot of a passing Melbourne (Australia) tram in the background. See more »
I have to say that I loved this miniseries. I had read about TNT doing something on it last year and came into it with great anticipation. I actually went out and bought all the books so I could read the stories prior to viewing. The books are great so I advise anyone who hasn't read them to do so and there only about six dollars each. Now onto the stories, I actually liked just about every story on screen better than on paper simply because of the fantastic acting and music. Also my favorite to read and watch was The End of the Whole Mess. If your someone who likes horror movies but thinks that the same stories are told over and over this should be a nice change. I highly recommend this to all horror and Stephen King fans because your in for a ride and the stories are very faithful to the books.
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