Actors Of "Liseys Story - Season 1"
Critics Of "Liseys Story - Season 1"
May 26, 2021 Its effectiveness, even in some of its less compelling moments, with heady and heartfelt writing, and performances that simmer is hard to forget. It's the Stephen King adaptation I've been waiting for.Read in Source
Pop Culture Maniacs
June 02, 2021 Lisey's Story has a strong cast and direction, but the writing ultimately sinks the series.Read in Source
June 02, 2021 The back half of this miniseries is so bogged down by inconsistent pacing, drawn-out scenes, muddled plotting, and a frustratingly anticlimactic ending that all the good Lisey's Story delivers before that collapse ends up overshadowed.Read in Source
Wall Street Journal
June 03, 2021 All the performances are first-rate. Mr. Owen is in rare form -- the role of the wounded child-turned-artist is not something previously in the actor's repertoire. Ms. Allen and Ms. Moore are extraordinaryRead in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
June 03, 2021 There are some interesting, often supernatural connections between the characters; the hard part is wanting to stick around long enough to see where they might lead.Read in Source
June 03, 2021 Lisey's Story has the distinct feel of something that has been created by a bunch of men who haven't been told 'no' in quite some time. Ultimately, it is a woman who pays for their overindulgence.Read in Source
June 03, 2021 The photography is lavish and painterly, though it would be hard to make the Maine woods look anything less than glorious.Read in Source
June 02, 2021 The porousness of the action becomes frustrating and, ultimately, off-putting. I don't mind being toyed with by a show; I don't need strict linearity. But the willful swirl and the withholding of coherence are too extreme here.Read in Source
June 03, 2021 The Apple TV+ limited series lands in the shallow end of the King cinematic pool, with a convoluted story that mostly squanders its big-name cast.Read in Source
We Got This Covered
June 02, 2021 Lisey's Story, from the mind of Stephen King, hinges on performances from an exceptional ensemble cast who deliver.Read in Source
NBC News THINK
June 03, 2021 While Lisey's Story was one of King's best novels in part because of its complexity, he was unable to edit down the endless subplots and subtext that float well in the novel's undercurrents but become choking and unwieldy on screen.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...