(85) The twenty-teens may have been a rough decade for remakes, but they offered a pair of surprise sequels in Blade Runner 2047 and Doctor Sleep that pay tribute to their originals while expanding their lore considerably. I might never have imagined an adult Danny Torrance as Ewan McGregor (still weird), but I’ve already accepted Doctor Sleep into the greater Shining mythos. Maybe it’s the involvement of King, an astute director in Mike Flanagan, or an enthralling villainess in Rebecca Ferguson, but Doctor Sleep simply works.
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