At some time in secondary school I read the Stephen King unique ‘& lsquo; Christine & rsquo; that this flick was based upon, as well as I really dug it. This flick essentially faithfully follows the novel, cutting out a couple of things, and combining a character or 2 for the sake of brevity.
Christine is a 1958 red and white Plymouth Fury built during a time of American innocence and also prosperity, however that somehow ended up being indwelt with wicked incarnate. Accidents as well as fatalities follow this automobile from the moment it rolls off the assembly line, till a couple of years go by as well as the cars and truck end up as the trophy of uncomfortable teenaged Arnie, that as he gradually comes to be had by its powers, also ends up being more prominent in institution than in the past.
As well as certainly the automobile begins covertly, happily, eliminating individuals. The only people who can stop this chaos is Arnie’& rsquo; s worried friend Dennis, as well as his new partner played by the attractive Leigh Cabot.
As for King adaptations go this is nowhere near comparable to ‘& lsquo; The Radiating & rsquo; and nowhere near as poor as ‘& lsquo; Optimum Overdrive’& rsquo;. It drops in the middle of those 2 movies as an enjoyable piece of cheesy 80s nostalgia for bad 50s b-movies.
Personally this is way extra in my wheelhouse than the modern-day “& ldquo; torture pornography & rdquo; or discovered video scary that is the pattern today.
This movie appealed to me as a follower of King’& rsquo; s job (call them guilty enjoyments if you have to) and also as a fan of old cars as well as Doo Wop 50s music which this flick uses for excellent weird and comical effect, such as the automobile playing “& ldquo; You maintain a knockin’ & rsquo; but you can & rsquo; t been available in & rdquo; as a pack of teenagers descend upon it to damage it.
Christine obtains a three out of 5: GOOD.