And the casting!? The only good casting, other than the obvious Mother Abigail (played by Ruby Dee), was Gary Sinise as Stu! Then again, I think Gary Sinise is an amazing and totally underrated actor.
I would love to blog more on this, but it would just end up being a gripe-fest and I actually want to enjoy this challenge as well as Halloween.
Just read the book. It is amazing.
I'll say no more.