Salem's Lot Reviews

January 16, 2020
The presentation of the story just doesn't seem fresh. The familiarity may appeal to King fans, but those expecting an innovative take on a classic vampire tale will be disappointed.
January 16, 2020
The first five minutes of "Salem's Lot" are great. Well, four minutes. And then Lowe's voice-over kicks in, which essentially starts the poison drip. It's a lot of King-speak, which is annoying and so formulaic it ought to be patented (and might be).
January 16, 2020
In the lavish visuals, acrobatic vampires prowl ceilings and expire with ferocious flourishes... Those images should satisfy moviegoers who can't get enough visual magic at the multiplex. But great acting serves the show better in the long run.
January 16, 2020
TNT's four-hour miniseries boasts fine performances, exceptional photography and all the other bells and whistles that mark a great show.
January 16, 2020
It develops psychological complexity and a fullness of character that is usually in King's books but rarely makes the transition to screen.
January 16, 2020
The script of ''Salem's Lot'' does justice to the mini-series's effects.