Mr Harrigan’s Phone movie review:

Hang up on Netflix’s new horror film, the hollowest of Stephen King adaptations

Contrary to what one might expect from the names of producers Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, Mr Harrigan’s Phone

That it's the most absurd premise of all the films Jaden Martell—the star of one of the most bizarre films of the decade,

The Book of Henry—has appeared should tell you just how weird it is.

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Mr Harrigan's Phone admits the inherent humor is not a tale from the past. the man who corresponded with a boy from the grave and sometimes committed murder for him.

This isn't the first time Netflix has paid to produce a film based on his work, but while every previous adaptation - Gerald's Game, 1922, In the Tall Grass - has had its merits,