With Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen
Directed by David Cronenberg

Cronenberg's first non-original and more commercial venture into the work of another author sees him taking on Stephen King's tale of a school teacher who wakes up from a lengthy coma with telekinetic powers to see events before they happen. Walken is obviously great in the lead role as the afflicted man whose life is turned upside down. He lost his love who gave up hope, thinking he'd never wake from the years of unconsciousness. The burden of being haunted by visions of misfortune also becomes heavy, but leads to many lives saved and more. A very enjoyable thriller the subject of which was also turned into a TV series in the 2000s.

4 / B
- PB

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- C

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6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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