30+ Years On, Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece The Shining Still Mesmerizes

Struggling to turn his life around in the wake of alcoholism and the abuse of his child, writer Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) agrees to take a 5 month long off-season caretaker position at The Overlook Hotel.  Completely isolated and left to his own devices, Jack’s young son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), begins seeing things thanks to aContinue reading “30+ Years On, Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece The Shining Still Mesmerizes”

Deciphering Room 237

As my wife and I drove home, our minds were still feverishly downloading what we had just seen. Although we spoke freely about it, I could tell we both didn’t want to believe some of the campfire tales surrounding the making of The Shining that were revealed to us in Room 237. Our love forContinue reading “Deciphering Room 237”

Nice new homage trailer for The Shining documentary Room 237 arrives…bloody

What I thought was an original concept for a movie trailer turned out to be a parody of the original trailer for the film The Shining. That’s okay, being a true fan of the film it still makes me want to see this highly talked about documentary even more. Director Rodney Ascher, using original archivalContinue reading “Nice new homage trailer for The Shining documentary Room 237 arrives…bloody”

Trailer for “Room 237” documents the urban legends behind the making of Stanley Kubricks “The Shining”

I regard The Shining as one of the best horror films ever made. Stanley Kubrick’s cleverly crafted horror, although not completely true to the Steven King novel, is a classic in it’s own right and hands down one of the most unsettling flicks I’ve ever seen. That’s why it’s imperative for those of us whoContinue reading “Trailer for “Room 237” documents the urban legends behind the making of Stanley Kubricks “The Shining””