12 of 18 people found the following review helpful
Surprisingly good King adaptation,
This review is from: Riding the Bullet (Widescreen Edition) (DVD)
This film is steeped in all things King, a bit of nostalgia with some black humor and gore thrown into the mix, heck there is even a talking bird. What Mick Garris achieves here is a nice mix of all the above without any of it being to heavy handed or dark. Garris's screenplay is much more effective than the King short and Jonathan Jackson's performance is impressive throughout. The tone shifts might be a little awkward for some but I found this to be a ride worth taking. Be warned of the dangers of hitchhiking on a 2 lane highway, nothing is what it appears especially those oncoming headlights. Good renter for most, and a worthy buy for King fanatics.