The Mist opens on a dark and stormy night in Castle Rock, Maine, in the home of a book-cover artist (Thomas Jane) whose horror, fantasy, and sci-fi images cover his living room. If you've read much Stephen King, you sense the author's presence even if you haven't seen the Stephen King's appendage on the film's title.
For a while, The Mist, adapted from a novella at the end of his '80s-era story collection Skeleton Crew, seems like it's going to be a pretty good King adaptation.
The bad storm wrecks the artist's house, so father and son head into town to stock up on supplies, getting trapped in a grocery store with an assortment of stock townsfolk while a mist enshrouds the store and rumors swirl of unseen dangers ...
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