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Classic Catchup: The Shining (1980) and Room 237 (2012)

Nobody has seen all the classic films that they are supposed to have watched but there’s always time to catch up.

A recent podcast made me realise that I’d never actually seen… 1,426 more words


Tracing horror through history- 1970's -1980's

We are slowly catching up with modern day! Tell me, how many of the previously mentioned films have you seen? Not read the other posts in this series? 598 more words

The Shining

The Shining (1980) (146 mins)

Director – Stanley Kubrick

Starring – Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd

Premise – Jack Torrance takes up the post of winter caretaker at the Overlook Hotel, but his wife and son have something else in store for them when the hotel’s past possesses Jack to commit murder. 1,522 more words

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`The Unempty Wasps’ Nest and Kubrick’s The Shining: Rethinking Adaptation.’

On March 4th Professor Graham Allen presented a paper titled `The Un-empty Wasps’ Nest and Kubrick’s The Shining: Rethinking Adaption’. It was an honour to be in UCC that day as everyone who attended the seminar was subjected to an advanced reading of a pre-published article. 640 more words

I'm Back

Hu-mom hates the movie, The Shining. It terrifies her. Therefore, I’ve never seen it.

But, in the words of Jack Nicholson, “I’m back.”

We had almost a full week without a blog post because I did not misuse any of our things. 23 more words

The drink behind the book: The Shining

Love Cocktails? Love Books? Then you simply must watch this series, starring my good friend Robert Rankine who has helped me so much with my writing over the last few years.  36 more words

Mysteries and Thrillers - What's the Difference?

Amazon has a fiction category called Crime, Thrillers & Mystery. I can understand why Amazon has lumped these books together because many of them will contain elements of both… 515 more words