thanks! i felt that Franks ending was perfect for the film, where Steve King's end was great for the book. I know Frank wanted to throw an extra punch to the film that would put a button on the end, not leave it open ended like the book, which probably would not have been as satisfying. all in all, i'm very proud of the movie. i think people will be discovering it for a long time.
Thanks for the reply, Thomas! Great to see you around here.
Great point about the two endings. Darabont's ending definitely played better on screen. As for throwing an extra punch in there, I'd say that he did that in spades. That ending was an absolute punch in the gut.
And I also think that The Mist is a movie that will have a huge cultlike following for years to come. Count me in. I love it. I've already bought the dvd.
Oh, one more thing.
How did the "Hollywood Apocalypse" event turn out? I saw the entries online and was kind of curious as to which one won the judging. There were some really great works there. It must have been tough to decide.
And I'm really looking forward to hearing the digital children's book that you and Patricia are doing with Ludon Lee. Sounds exciting and a very worthwhile cause. My hat's off to you and Patricia for all the good works that you do for others. Kudos to you.
All my best to you and yours. And don't be such a stranger.
p.s. As you've probably figured out by now, I am a huge fan of Patricia's and of "Medium", so I am REALLY excited about it's renewal for another season. I hope it continues for several more seasons (or as long as Patricia is happy doing it). Please give her my congratulations on her well-deserved success, and on another season of "Medium".