At The Movies: Doctor Sleep is less than scary but Abominable is adorable

Stills from Doctor Sleep (left) and Abominable.
Stills from Doctor Sleep (left) and Abominable.PHOTOS: WARNER BROS, UIP

SINGAPORE - There is the temptation to use the word "snooze" or its equivalent about Stephen King's Doctor Sleep (NC16/153 minutes/Opens Nov 7/2 stars), but that would be taking the lazy route.

Instead, let us just say this adaptation of horror master King's 2013 novel of the same name seems reluctant to create genuine, sustained scares.

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