|release date||March 12 2004|
|writer||David Koepp, Stephen King|
|starring||Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, Timothy Hutton, Charles Dutton, John Turturro|
|tagline||Some windows should never be opened.|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man, who then starts haunting him for "justice"
I can in good conscience say that “Secret Window” is not among the bottom rung of Steven King films reserved for the likes of “Maximum Overdrive” and “Sleepwalkers,” though if it weren’t for the game cast, it might have sunk into “Mangler” territory. Adapted for screen and directed by David Koepp (who directed “Stir of Echoes” and wrote a handful of Hollywood Blockbusters, including “Spiderman”), the new film feels boxed in by the macabre master’s source material. The story for “Secret Window” is one of those King churned out during his most prolific years, and it has the familiar ring of many of his second-tier work. It’s interesting in theory, but execution is too paint-by-numbers bland to be of any real interest. This would be straight-to-video fair if not for its cooler-than-thou geek-demigod turned super-star Oscar nominee of the year. …Read More