Doctor Sleep 0.0 stars

Doctor Sleep movie poster

Stephen King introduces a group of RV-driving New Age vampires, led by a bolero-topped seductress who goes by the name Rose the Hat (Rebecca Ferguson). But rather than let his sustenance-seeking pseudo-family get blood under their fingernails, King has them vape the “shine” out of their victims. The cult lures small, shiny children with the promise of eternal youth, yet not one of the gang members looks a day under 40. This time the road to the Overlook is paved with a wealth of close-ups and celebrity lookalikes recruited to play the original cast members in flashback, none more famous than Ewan McGregor as the grown up Danny Torrance. The terminally unengaging trainspotter-turned-Star Wars-prop runs the emotional gamut from A to A- with yet another littler-than-life performance. Written and directed by Mike Flanagan. who seems like he’s on a quest to be faithful to both King’s novel and Kubrick’s film (which King despises), and who fails on both counts. With a running time of two-and-a-half hours, the only thing that kept me awake was the stethoscope-to-the-chest thumping that passes for a score. 2019.

Scott Marks

Showtimes

AMC Classic River Village 6

5256 Mission Road, Bonsall, 760-945-1365 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

3:45pm, 7:15pm

Thursday, November 14

3:45pm, 7:10pm

Friday, November 15

1:05pm, 4:25pm, 6:45pm, 10:10pm

Saturday, November 16

1:05pm, 4:25pm, 6:45pm, 10:10pm

Sunday, November 17

1:00pm, 4:20pm, 7:45pm

Monday, November 18

3:45pm

Tuesday, November 19

1:00pm, 4:20pm, 7:45pm

Wednesday, November 20

3:45pm, 6:45pm

AMC Fashion Valley

7037 Friars Road, San Diego, 888-262-4386 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:50am, 12:30pm, 3:10pm, 4:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:20pm

Thursday, November 14

12:30pm, 4:00pm, 7:20pm

Friday, November 15

11:00am, 2:30pm, 6:00pm, 9:30pm

Saturday, November 16

11:00am, 2:30pm, 6:00pm, 9:30pm

Sunday, November 17

11:00am, 2:25pm, 5:50pm, 9:15pm

AMC La Jolla

8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, San Diego, 888-262-4386 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

2:00pm, 5:30pm, 9:00pm

AMC Mission Valley

1640 Camino del Rio North, San Diego, 888-262-4386 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

2:15pm, 3:00pm, 6:00pm, 6:15pm, 9:00pm, 9:30pm

Thursday, November 14

3:00pm, 6:00pm, 9:00pm

Friday, November 15

3:00pm, 6:00pm, 9:00pm

Saturday, November 16

3:00pm, 6:00pm, 9:00pm

Sunday, November 17

3:00pm, 6:00pm, 9:00pm

AMC Otay Ranch

2015 Birch Road, Chula Vista, 888-262-4386 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

4:00pm, 7:30pm

AMC Palm Promenade

770 Dennery Road, Chula Vista, 888-262-4386 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

1:00pm, 4:30pm, 8:00pm

AMC Plaza Bonita

3050 Plaza Bonita Road, National City, 888-262-4386 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

2:10pm, 5:45pm

Thursday, November 14

4:00pm, 7:30pm

Friday, November 15

1:40pm, 5:20pm, 9:00pm

Saturday, November 16

1:40pm, 5:20pm, 9:00pm

Sunday, November 17

1:40pm, 5:20pm, 9:00pm

AMC Poway 10

13475 Poway Road, Poway, 858-646-9423 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

12:30pm, 4:00pm, 7:45pm

AMC Temecula 10

27531 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA, 951-699-4970 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

1:00pm, 4:15pm, 8:00pm

Thursday, November 14

1:00pm, 4:15pm, 7:45pm

Angelika Film Center & Café

11620 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego, 858-207-2606 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

10:00am, 12:25pm, 1:15pm, 3:35pm, 4:25pm, 6:45pm, 7:35pm, 9:55pm

Thursday, November 14

10:00am, 12:25pm, 1:15pm, 3:35pm, 4:25pm, 6:45pm, 7:35pm, 9:55pm

Friday, November 15

9:30am, 12:45pm, 4:05pm, 7:25pm, 10:30pm

Saturday, November 16

9:30am, 12:45pm, 4:05pm, 7:25pm, 10:30pm

Sunday, November 17

9:30am, 12:45pm, 4:05pm, 7:25pm, 10:30pm

Monday, November 18

9:30am, 12:45pm, 4:05pm, 7:25pm, 10:30pm

Tuesday, November 19

9:30am, 12:45pm, 4:05pm, 7:25pm, 10:30pm

Wednesday, November 20

9:30am, 12:45pm, 4:05pm, 7:25pm, 10:30pm

Thursday, November 21

9:30am, 12:45pm, 4:05pm, 7:25pm, 10:30pm

ArcLight La Jolla

4425 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite H60, San Diego, 858-768-7770 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

10:25am, 1:35pm, 4:10pm, 7:30pm, 10:30pm

Thursday, November 14

10:25am, 1:35pm

Cinépolis Del Mar

12905 El Camino Real, Del Mar, 858-794-4045 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:30am, 1:15pm, 3:00pm, 5:15pm, 6:30pm, 10:00pm

Thursday, November 14

11:30am, 3:00pm, 3:45pm, 6:45pm, 9:00pm

Friday, November 15

10:00am, 12:45pm, 4:00pm, 6:45pm, 10:00pm

Saturday, November 16

10:00am, 12:45pm, 4:00pm, 6:45pm, 10:00pm

Sunday, November 17

10:00am, 12:45pm, 4:00pm, 6:45pm, 10:00pm

Cinépolis La Costa

6941 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, 760-603-8638 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

12:00pm, 3:30pm, 7:30pm, 10:00pm

Cinépolis Vista

25 Main Street, Vista, 760-945-7469 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:20am, 12:20pm, 2:40pm, 3:40pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm, 9:20pm, 10:20pm

Thursday, November 14

11:20am, 12:20pm, 2:40pm, 3:40pm, 7:00pm, 10:20pm

Edwards Mira Mesa

10733 Westview Parkway, San Diego, 858-635-7716 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:30am, 12:00pm, 3:05pm, 3:35pm, 7:00pm, 7:20pm, 10:35pm, 10:50pm

Thursday, November 14

11:30am, 12:00pm, 3:05pm, 3:35pm, 7:00pm, 10:35pm

LOT

7611 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA, 858-777-0069 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:15am, 1:45pm, 5:00pm, 8:20pm

Thursday, November 14

11:15am, 2:30pm, 5:45pm, 9:00pm

LOT: Liberty Station

2620 Truxton Road, San Diego, 619-566-0069 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:30am, 1:15pm, 4:30pm, 7:45pm

Thursday, November 14

11:30am, 12:55pm, 4:10pm

Reading Cinemas Grossmont with TITAN XC

5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, 619-465-3040 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:30am, 1:25pm, 3:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 9:45pm, 10:45pm

Thursday, November 14

11:30am, 2:15pm, 3:00pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm

Friday, November 15

11:45am, 3:20pm, 7:00pm, 10:15pm

Saturday, November 16

10:15am, 3:05pm, 7:00pm, 10:15pm

Sunday, November 17

11:45am, 3:20pm, 7:00pm, 10:15pm

Monday, November 18

11:55am, 3:40pm, 7:00pm, 10:15pm

Tuesday, November 19

11:45am, 3:40pm, 7:00pm, 10:15pm

Wednesday, November 20

11:55am, 3:40pm, 7:00pm, 10:15pm

Thursday, November 21

10:20am, 1:35pm

Reading Cinemas Town Square

4665 Clairemont Drive, San Diego, 858-274-9994 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

10:45am, 1:55pm, 5:05pm, 7:20pm, 8:15pm, 9:40pm

Thursday, November 14

10:45am, 1:55pm, 5:05pm, 7:20pm, 8:15pm, 9:40pm

Friday, November 15

10:45am, 2:05pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm

Saturday, November 16

10:45am, 2:05pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm

Sunday, November 17

10:45am, 2:05pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm

Monday, November 18

10:45am, 2:05pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm

Tuesday, November 19

10:45am, 9:45pm

Wednesday, November 20

10:45am, 2:05pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm

Thursday, November 21

10:45am, 2:05pm, 6:30pm, 9:45pm

Regal Carlsbad 12

2501 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, 844-462-7342 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:30am, 3:15pm, 7:00pm, 10:30pm

Thursday, November 14

11:30am, 3:15pm, 7:00pm, 10:30pm

Regal Escondido

350 West Valley Parkway, Escondido, 760-291-0119 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:50am, 3:10pm, 6:35pm, 8:30pm

Thursday, November 14

11:50am, 3:10pm, 6:35pm, 10:00pm

Regal Oceanside

401 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, 760-439-1327 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

12:55pm, 4:30pm, 8:00pm

Thursday, November 14

12:55pm, 4:30pm, 8:00pm

Regal Parkway Plaza

405 Parkway Plaza, El Cajon, 619-401-3456 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:00am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:30pm

Thursday, November 14

11:00am, 2:30pm, 6:00pm, 9:30pm

Regal Rancho del Rey

1025 Tierra del Rey, Chula Vista, 619-216-4707 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:40pm, 4:15pm, 6:30pm, 7:50pm, 10:00pm

Thursday, November 14

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:05pm, 5:15pm, 6:30pm, 7:50pm, 10:00pm

Regal Rancho San Diego

2951 Jamacha Road, El Cajon, 619-660-3483 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

12:00pm, 3:20pm, 6:40pm, 10:00pm

Thursday, November 14

12:00pm, 3:20pm, 6:40pm, 10:00pm

Friday, November 15

11:50am, 3:30pm, 7:00pm, 10:30pm

Saturday, November 16

11:50am, 3:30pm, 7:00pm, 10:30pm

Regal San Marcos

1180 W. San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, 760-471-3734 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

11:00am, 2:30pm, 6:00pm, 9:30pm

Thursday, November 14

11:00am, 2:30pm, 6:00pm, 9:30pm

Santee Drive In

10990 Woodside Avenue North, Santee, 619-448-7447 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

7:30pm

Thursday, November 14

12:15am, 7:30pm

South Bay Drive In

2170 Coronado Avenue, San Diego, 619-423-2727 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

7:30pm, 10:30pm

Thursday, November 14

7:30pm, 10:30pm

UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center

7510 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, 619-685-2841 | Directions

Wednesday, November 13

10:30am, 3:00pm, 7:00pm

Thursday, November 14

11:00am, 3:00pm, 7:00pm

Friday, November 15

11:15am, 3:00pm, 7:05pm, 10:50pm

Saturday, November 16

11:15am, 3:00pm, 7:05pm, 10:50pm

Sunday, November 17

11:15am, 3:00pm, 7:05pm

Monday, November 18

11:15am, 3:00pm, 7:05pm

Tuesday, November 19

11:15am, 3:00pm, 7:05pm

Wednesday, November 20

11:15am, 3:00pm, 7:05pm

Thursday, November 21

11:15am, 3:00pm

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