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Stephen King's Bag of Bones: Season 1 (2011)

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Critic Consensus: Bag of Bones tells a predictable story that plods along to a violent, convoluted ending.

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In a two-part adaptation of the best seller, "Stephen King's Bag of Bones," novelist Mike Noonan (Pierce Brosnan) grieving over the loss of his wife Jo (Annabeth Gish) travels to a lakeside home where he's haunted by a ghost. While there he befriends widow Mattie Devore (Melissa George) and her daughter Kyra. Mike quickly becomes embroiled in the middle of Mattie's fight for custody of Kyra.

Cast

Pierce Brosnan
as Mike Noonan
Annabeth Gish
as Jo Noonan
Anika Noni Rose
as Sara Tidwell
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Critic Reviews for Stephen King's Bag of Bones: Season 1

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (16)

Above all, there is [Pierce] Brosnan. You feel his pain as Bag of Bones hits you over the head.

December 11, 2011 | Full Review…

We've all enjoyed hearing corny ghost stories at night, but our enjoyment depends on the teller's commitment and artfulness. Bag of Bones needs more of both.

December 11, 2011 | Full Review…

Like Cujo, it's a dog.

December 11, 2011 | Full Review…
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It is hollow and - boo! - not scary.

December 11, 2011 | Full Review…

The cast is limited by a script that often calls for caricatures.

December 11, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Sure, there are some fun moments. Sure Brosnan looks mah-velous. He always does. But a little less plodding plot and a lot more action, please.

December 11, 2011 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Stephen King's Bag of Bones: Season 1

If you think the movie was bad, then you better not watch the adaptation. It stars Brosnan as a writer who deals with grief of losing his wife, but he is also plagued by a supernatural force. It was bad but it followed the book. There were a few gore if those were any redeeming factors at all.

SylvesterK.

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