The Dark Half Reviews
Timothy Hutton is criminally underrated as an actor and he shows why here. He really plays the film with a quiet manner which makes the later half of the film much more. I found the supporting cast quite overshadowed by Hutton.
Romero directing and writing is a risk but he seems to inhabit kings works better then most. The pair teamed for creepshow so it would seem they work well together. The screenplay is not over the top but its the pacing that really hurts the film.
I really thought this would be your basic poor king adaption but what is delivered really shocked me. Much better then secret window this is a true king adaption
Synopsis: Although it lacks the creepy subtleties of Stephen King's celebrated novel, George Romero's underrated adaptation of The Dark Half ranks among the best films based on King's fiction, with Romero taking care to honor King's central theme whi...
Starring: Timothy Hutton
Directed by: George A. Romero
Dark Half is cinema with complex storylines, Not enough Gore and little to no fright. Hutton is Genius playing his alter dark half, i was really impressed at the depth this movie. This could be the next best thing to "The Shining".