Doctor Sleep, the new movie based on Stephen King's sequel to The Shining, is out -- and critics are saying surprising things: like, that it may be better than a certain Stanley Kubrick horror classic.
And, yes, we mean Kubrick's version of The Shining, which King hated, so, yeah, he likes the new movie more, too.
Read on to get the buzz:
The scary and powerful Doctor Sleep works best when doing its own thing rather than recreating parts of The Shining - and it hits theaters today.— IGN (@IGN) November 7, 2019
Our review: https://t.co/iJiqU3q5wq pic.twitter.com/tha1GL7wDI
Doctor Sleep opens tonight in the US – You’ve heard me talk about what a wonderful film it is and now it’s time for you to #DareToGoBack and see Doctor Sleep Tonight – Tickets available at https://t.co/IF8dFb7HJI— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 7, 2019
According to Stephen King, #DoctorSleep 'redeems' Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining' — 'I read the script to this one very, very carefully ... Everything that I ever disliked about the Kubrick version of 'The Shining' is redeemed for me here'— Fandom (@getFANDOM) November 6, 2019
(via @EW | https://t.co/voffHo5FR1) pic.twitter.com/S9IvNR3xE4
How 'Doctor Sleep' earned Stephen King's endorsement and still honored Stanley Kubrick https://t.co/K3H7qymsTO— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) November 8, 2019
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