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The Shining   1/14/21
by mark f
Kubrick eventually cut about three minutes, mostly at the end (which didn't really seem to be nearly as important as things like how Scatman Crothers has the "shining" and knows that something bad will happen, yet he has no idea it will happen to him!!

The Shining   5/02/19
by MovieMeditation
There are many Stephen King novels, which contains characters, who has the psychic ability that embraces the above in different ways And you could say, that with the film adaptation of The Shining, Stanley Kubrick brings this ability inside the very fundament of adaption and bases his starting point...

The Shining   4/09/16
by CiCi
I think this is a little unorthodox, usually in supernatural films, a cup will move an inch without anyone touching it, or there'll be a loud knocking sound in the distance *gasps* and that's mainly why I don't like supernatural films, because so often they make the unknown look so harmless, effecti...

The Shining   6/21/15
by The Gunslinger45
Now I love 2001: A Space Odyssey (my 3rd favorite Kubrick film) to death and I concur that it is Kubricks masterpiece.

The Shining   6/05/14
by Jack1
Both Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall have expressed open resentment against the reception of this film, feeling that critics and audiences credited Stanley Kubrick solely for the film's success without considering the efforts of the actors, crew or the strength of Stephen King's underlying materia...

NO RATING
The Shining   3/17/14
by Gideon58
Jack Nicholson is absolutely electrifying as Torrance, an everyman with issues that he would like to bury but his isolation at this hotel and unhappiness with his own life, which he is in denial about, that makes Torrance's journey into insanity so riveting...it's not just the big moments but watch...

The Shining   3/11/14
by Nostromo87
Danny chased in the snow by axe-wielding minotaur-in-the-maze Jack Torrance, frozen Jack at dawn, leading up to the final shot at the 1920s ball, 'Midnight, the Stars & You' by Henry Hall & the Gleneagles Hotel Band

The Shining   3/11/14
by Daniel M
The tracking camera shots used in the film are great, and I have no idea why Kubrick was nominated for a Razzie award for his direction, some of my favourite shots are when the young boy Danny travels through various hallways on his toy vehicle, in almost all Kubrick's films he places the camera ver...

The Shining   2/14/12
by The Rodent
When Danny too starts having nightmares and says there are strange people in the hotel with them, Wendy realises theres something very wrong with Jack, Danny and the Overlook Hotel and has to fight for her and her sons life to get away.

The Shining   11/18/10
by MovieMad16
As the days go by, Danny has visions of previous guests and employees who died at the hotel years before, meanwhile Jack starts driving into insanity, turning more and more aggressive, at the point that Danny and Wendy gets convinced that Jack might try to do the same thing, Grady did.


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