the shining

UPDATE: You can read Part 1 here. Originally this was going to be a simple post, but it went from being ten films to almost forty.  I am not sure I am going to get to all of them, but ...

  Was doing some talking this afternoon about The Shining and the recent documentary Room 237.  If you haven’t seen or heard about Room 237 it superficially discusses the many theories concerning the film, but honestly is more about obsession ...

Slim Pickens was offered the part of Dick Hallorann in Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Shining, but Pickens stipulated that he would appear in the film only if Kubrick was required to shoot Pickens’ scenes in fewer than 100 takes.  Instead, ...