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Chris--The Shining

This, I believe, is really the definitive Stephen King story.  More so than anything else that he’s written, this book really captures what he can do as a writer.  158 more words

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Shining, Stormy Weather

January 27, 2015

I’ve been to the antique shop in Orono several times. On Sunday, I had a particular feeling of déjà vu. “Where have I just seen this picture?” I thought. 225 more words

Down the Rabbit Hole with Stanley Kubrick

By: Scott Alic

I had ticket regret: I had only just come out of a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s 1975 epic Barry Lyndon, and perhaps hopped up on the film’s sumptuous, painterly visuals, had apparently agreed to pick up a ticket for the screening immediately after:  Kubrick’s 1971 classic… 2,228 more words


REVIEW: Room 237

Aside from showing how far the “fair use” exemption of American copyright can be extended, Rodney Ascher’s unique documentary “Room 237” is a film that demonstrates how the cult of auteurism has run amuck to its point of logical absurdity.   375 more words

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"I don't want to go there"

Daniel Torrance shrugs

The voices are in his head

They don’t phase him now