Nov 262012
The Mist (2007): Leave the Market . . . And Walk Straight Into Oblivion

Both as a writer and director, Frank Darabont seems to have an affinity for adapting Stephen King’s stories to the screen. He’s only performed both those functions for three feature-length films—The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Green Mile (1999), and The Mist (2007)—but all three have met with well-deserved general and critical acclaim. I would agree, however, with those who’ve argued that The Mist, based on a King novella, is not at the level of Darabont’s previous two directorial efforts.

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