The review of series «Under a dome: Season 1»

The imperceptible small town Chesters-Millz of the State of Maine led the usual life when in the serene morning round it the impenetrable, invisible and impregnable dome was suddenly formed. The mysterious barrier causes a set of failures and accidents, and the main thing, cuts off inhabitants of the small town from the outside world. Now, when hope they can only on itself, people appear in the true light.

Shot from series "Under a dome"The review of series «Under a dome: Season 1»

The president of the CBS channel Nina Tessler made the decision to order shooting at once all series, passing practice of shooting of a "pilot" episode traditional for the American television and verdict removal following the results of its viewing

To compare the literary work and the film shot on it or, as in our case, series – occupation ungrateful. Different types of art have the different laws, different forms of the address to the viewer, different dynamics and style of giving. But if the author of the novel himself undertakes to correct the text, adapting it in the scenario, and we presume to reflect to ourselves, whether on advantage such surgical intervention went. Stephen King has relations with cinema difficult – its works often picturize, but practically each statement causes mass of disputes among admirers «the king of horror» or discontent of the master. There was no exception and series «Under a dome» a CBS channel.

Shot from series "Under a dome"The review of series «Under a dome: Season 1»

«Under a dome» Amblin Entertainment Stephen Spielberg’s company was engaged in series producing

Frankly speaking, the novel «Under a dome» in any way cannot be ranked as King’s best works. That over the book the writer worked more than forty years, at all does not do it by sharply perfected razor. It is rather on the contrary, uncertainty and swaying of the author who has not solved where the idea about the small group of people isolated from habitual society will deduce is felt. Thus it is necessary to recognize that King always, even in the simplest and short works, manages bright characters – in «Under a dome» it is the imperious Big Jim storing terrible secret suffering from a tumor growing in a brain Younger, roll – Barbie’s sex and many other.

Shot from series "Under a dome"The review of series «Under a dome: Season 1»

Why it was required to alter so a plot and characters, absolutely unclear, but in series everything, literally all heroes look not a shadow even, and pale ghosts of own literary prototypes. Bright individual strokes, a sumasshedshinka which is so loved by King which it can depict for any hero are lost.

Shot from series "Under a dome"The review of series «Under a dome: Season 1»

The same concerns also a plot. The main secret – a dome origin, – concealed in the novel, authors of series spread almost in the middle of a season, having deprived a narration of that hopelessness which penetrated the book. There is a source, means, it can and be neutralized. The chaos which inevitably sets in in the isolated environment demanding rigid obedience is not too convincingly played also, – the book bypasses series in a zhivopisaniye of problems which the city, on the case faces.

Shot from series "Under a dome"The review of series «Under a dome: Season 1»

The only thing in what the series can посоперничать with the novel, so it in visual representation of a dome. At all richness of imagination to look at the truck broken about an invisible barrier or to admire effects from touches to a barrier very interestingly, and the cow cut by an invisible scalpel at all became the series card. Many effects look worthy the big screen that for TV series already ceased to be a rarity.

Shot from series "Under a dome"The review of series «Under a dome: Season 1»

Against an inexpressive plot and the heroes who have considerably "given" in comparison with the book actors «Under a dome» at all do not "light". From Mike Vogel ("Monstro") playing a role of Barbie, it would be desirable the bigger drive, Dinu Norris («In all heavy»), playing the official who has seized power in the small town, does not have a demonichnost and obsession the power. Female characters at all merge in a uniform dim image.

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