Stephen King's 'The Langoliers' Reviews

January 15, 2020
As the scriptwriter for "The Langoliers," [Tom] Holland has strung together some of the clunkiest dialogue you're ever likely to hear. As the director he has encouraged his mediocre cast to overact shamelessly.
January 15, 2020
You spend hours in the company of cardboard characters, under the doughy direction of Tom Holland, waiting for something scary to happen, and at long last your payoff is a couple of minutes of cheesy special effects. Anyone's idea of a good time?
January 15, 2020
It offers decent special effects, and the suspense of King's story contains enough takeoffs and landings to make Flight 29 an unpredictable, and moderately enjoyable, ride.
January 15, 2020
"The Langoliers" may not give you shrieking nightmares, but it does seem good for at least a dose of squirmy insomnia.
January 15, 2020
The inflated story goes fairly predictable in a hurry, and the underlining is heavyhanded.
January 15, 2020
Pulling flesh-and-blood characters out of King's stick figures aboard an airplane zooming into a twilight zone, [Tom] Holland has turned "The Langoliers" into a TV grabber.
January 15, 2020
Even though the langoliers are pretty obviously computer-animated special effects, these little meatballs are still pretty scary.