Nightmares & Dreamscapes (2006): Stories From Stephen King Oct 3, 2016 9:36:39 GMT -6
Post by tomishereagain on Oct 3, 2016 9:36:39 GMT -6
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King
8h | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | TV Mini-Series (2006)
An eight episode adaptation of Stephen King's short stories, primarily from the Nightmares and Dreamscapes series. "Battleground" follows a quiet hitman becoming a target for violent revenge when he finds a mysterious package on his doorstep; A young woman and her attorney husband getting lost in a notoriously evil London neighborhood named "Crouch End"; "Umney's Last Case" is a 1930's era detective who realizes he's the main character in a novel, and he's being written out; A successful filmmaker films himself in "The End of the Whole Mess", recalling his genius brother's life and the scientific plan he applied to end world violence with unanticipated results; "The Road Virus Heads North" drives into gear as a celebrated writer realizes the demonic figure in the painting he's just acquired, is changing to show that it's onto the same stretch of road he's on; "The Fifth Quarter" has an ex-convict who goes to dastardly means to find treasure that puts his family's life at risk; "Autopsy Room Four" is the occupancy of a man whose about to witness his own autopsy and he's speechless to stop it; A husband and wife on a spontaneous road trip, whose stopover in a town inhabited by late music legends, might not be temporary when they're told "You Know They Got a Hell of a Band".
A professional hitman, Renshaw, finds himself the target when he kills a toymaker and the victim's mother sends Renshaw a present: a toy foot locker filled with toy soldiers equipped to kill.
1x02: Crouch End
Lonnie and Doris Freeman, an American couple honeymooning in London, go to a friend's house for dinner but end up stranded in the mysterious Crouch End district. The area is strangely abandoned except for some bikers and children, and the couple soon realize they are trapped in a place where the barriers between dimensions are weak... and they may be the next to be sucked in to somewhere else.
1x03: Umney's Last Case
In 1938, private eye Clyde Umney has it all, a successful career, adoring clients, and a beautiful secretary. But the arrival of the building owner, Sam Landry, throws his life into chaos when he arrives and tells Clyde that he's evicting Clyde... permanently.
1x04: The End Of The Whole Mess
A young genius, Bobby Fornoy, comes up with a chemical cure for human violence. With the aid of his brother Howie, he comes up with a way to implement it worldwide. But the "cure" comes with a horrible side effect.
1x05: The Road Virus Heads North
A popular but terminally ill horror author returning to his old stomping grounds with an eerie painting in tow is greeted by agitated dogs at every stop and death follows in his wake.
1x06: The Fifth Quarter
A con gets out of prison to find his former partner in crime was involved in a new scheme, one that got him shot and killed. Now Willy has to collect four quarters of a map leading to the hidden loot...but the other three men have ideas of their own.
1x07: Autopsy Room Four
A businessman on vacation, Howard Cottrell, plays a game of golf and is bit by a snake. He is taken to the nearby hospital's autopsy room, but the staff is unaware that he is in a deathlike coma but not dead. Now Howard will have to be a silent but fully conscious witness to his own autopsy unless he can somehow manage to communciate with the doctors.
1x08: You Know They've Got a Hell of a Band (Series Finale)
A wrong turn on a lonely road turns frightening for Clark and Mary Willingham as they stumble upon a town not on any map - Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon. There is a free concert every night, but the price of admission is high - once the audience enters, it can never leave.
This Series Has Ended