An ambitious science fantasy movie revolving around the concept of good and evil, where the last Gunslinger must defeat the Man in Black and defend the Tower to hold the universe together.
A story about the fate of the universe and how it is at stake. The last Gunslinger, Roland has to fight with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower as it holds the universe together. The two men will combat with each other in the ultimate battle of good and evil.
The Dark Tower Movie Introduction
Nikolaj Arcel has directed and co wrote the movie and it is a continuation of the novel series written by The Stephen King. The movie is intended to be launched as a film and television franchise. Elements from various novels of the eight volume series have been combined in the movie. The movie has a budget of $6 million and managed to bring in $31 million worldwide. It was premiered at the Museum f Modern art, New York City on July 31, 2017. The theatrical release was on August 4, 2017, in the US by Colombia pictures.
The Dark Tower Movie Synopsis
The story begins with an eleven-year-old named Jake Chambers. He keeps getting visions about a Man in Black who is on a conquest to demolish a Tower and tear down the world, and a Gunslinger who is trying to defeat him. Jake’s family and doctors do not believe in these dreams and think that this is because of trauma due to his father’s death.
Some alleged psychiatric facility offers rehabilitation to Jake but he had seen them in his visions before as monsters wearing human skin. Because of the fear, Jake flees and finds a deserted home that also he has seen in his visions. He finds a high-tech portal and with its help, he travels to a post-apocalyptic world called Mid-World.
When he reached the Mid-World, he comes across the last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain whom he saw in his visions. Roland is on the hunt for Walter Padick, the Man in Black. He is on the lookout for him to kill him in vengeance for the murder of his father, Steven. Roland clarifies that Walter is abducting extrasensory kids in order to destroy the Dark Tower using their assistance. Dark Tower is an imaginary formation which can be found at the center of the universe. The dark tower can assist the monsters in destroying the reality.
The visions of Jake were interpreted by a prophet in a village. Meanwhile, Walter starts examining Jakes journey to the Mid World and comes to the conclusion that he has an adequate amount of psychic potential that can assist in destroying the Tower all alone. He executes Jake’s stepfather and questions his mother about his visions, after that, he kills her too.
The Taheen, the minions of Walter attack the village but Roland manages to kill them. Afterward, Roland and Jake come back to Earth. After coming back, Jake finds the remains of his family and devastated house. Roland swears to avenge the execution of Jakes family and teaches Roland the Gunslinger’s creed and the basics of gun fighting to Jake.
At a Gun Store, where Roland was getting ammunition, Walter abducts Jake. He fastens Jake with straps to a machine at his base and wants to destroy the Tower with his assistance. Jake starts using his psychic abilities to tell Roland his whereabouts. Roland fights with Walter.
Walter tackles Roland and injures him. Seeing this, Jake reminds Roland of the Gunslinger’s creed; as a result of it Roland recuperates and slaughters Walter with a swindle attempt after a short combat. Roland crushes the machine and saves the Tower, Jake and the other children. Later, Roland takes Jake as his companion and both head off to the Mid World. Watch The Dark Tower Free Online to experience the story yourself.
The Dark Tower Movie Star Cast
Idris Elba has played the role of Roland Deschain and he was appreciated by both the director and Stephens King. The antagonist, Walter aka the Man in Black is played by Matthew McConaughey who does justice to the role and is the right fit for the character. The character of the young psychic boy, Jake Chambers was given to Tom Taylor after a vigorous international hunt for an actor that suited this role. Others like Claudia Kim, Jackie Earle Haley, Alex McGregor, Nicholas Hamilton and many more versatile actors can be seen in the movie. Watch The Dark Tower Free Online and see the presentation of the cast yourself.
The Dark Tower Movie Review
The movie was rated only 18% based on a total of 133 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. The average rating on RT is 4.1 on a scale of 10. Overall, the cast has put forward a considerable performance. Elba and McConaughey’s were praised for their performance. However, the critics called it a dull disappointment with no set audience and unfaithful to Stephen King’s books. We will rate the movie 4 out of 10. Nonetheless, everyone has a different opinion so Watch The Dark Tower Movie Free Online and figure out how true the ratings are.
The Dark Tower Movie: Focus on News
“Way More Dark Tower Viewers Want To See the TV Series Than We Expected”
The people who saw the movie The Dark Tower in theaters are interested in watching a TV series too. In a survey conducted, it was found that 83% of film audiences were certainly/possibly interested in a TV show even if they didn’t like the movie enough.
“TV Offers a Second Chance For Failed Movie Franchises Like The Dark Tower”
Sony and MRC are totally making arrangements to create an episodic television show based on The Dark Tower even taking into consideration the film’s relative box office and critical failure.