Doctor sleep on the other hand only makes the au.nce dread how long the movie will be. The story is all over the place. Literally, different times and places, making it a pain for the au.nce to follow. Character Kubrick’s characters and themes are complex, whereas Doctor Sleeps are superficial and fall flat. They lack depth and substance..Doctor Sleep is a American horror film based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, a sequel to King’s novel The Shining. The film, following up the film adaptation of The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick, is set several decades after the events of the original and combines elements of the novel as well..”Doctor Sleep” is the continuation of Danny Torrance’s story years after the terrifying events of Stephen King’s The Shining. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma he endured as a child at .Stephen King’s DOCTOR SLEEP. Now Playing Only In Theaters..