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Dreamcatcher

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Dreamcatcher

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
134 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/21/03
performer:
Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damien Lewis, Timothy Olyphant, Tom Sizemore, Donnie Wahlberg
director:
Lawrence Kasdan
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
11528
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Mystery and Thriller, Horror

We gave it a C-

What fills some 600 Stephen King-size pages is too much and too messy in this unintelligible adaptation of King’s 2001 novel about government conspiracy, boyhood friendship, and — especially — an alien worm that emerges from the anus of its human carrier in a sploosh of funny-gory goo. Morgan Freeman plays a bonkers, alien-chasing colonel; Donny Wahlberg plays a guy brain-damaged to look at, supernaturally gifted to know. The extraterrestrial, opportunistic tush parasite is played by a whole lot of F/X specialists wriggling as a team.

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