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Books vs Films: The Shining

**While I try to reveal as little as possible, a half-arsed psychoanalysis will contain spoilers – this whole post is a spoiler alert**

Well, it took me a little longer than I wanted it to – turns out reading, The Shining (TS) is a three month feat. 1,879 more words


The Shining (1980)

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. 72 more words

Doors, Dean, & Dud-a-Chuck

Alrighty. Here we go. The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three.

I LOVE this book. I’d like to say it’s my favorite of The Dark Tower series, but if I remember right, the next one is really good too. 1,188 more words

Stephen King

Chris--Misery wrap-up

OK, we’ve seen glimpses of Stephen King in his books before–Gordie Lachance, Stuttering Bill–but in Misery, he really gets autobiographical.

Of course, there are some connections in here.  376 more words

Retroview: The Shining

Stanley Kubrick’s name is often uttered with an air of smugness and superiority. His films tend to shy away from most contemporary audiences with their air of ambiguity, depth, and style, but promises to reward patient viewers with top-notch filmmaking. 529 more words



We got our first snowfall of the winter at Camp Crystal Lake, and it’s pretty, and it’s cold, and it makes me happy that I went to the grocery store last night to stock up on provisions (cheese, pizza, ginger beer ) and to the library to get a copy of… 192 more words

Lake Life

Good Movie, Bad Adaptation

As Halloween passes and people carry on talking about their favourite horror movies, one movie will always leave a bad taste in my mouth. Now I know that a lot of people are going to scream and shout and tell me that I’m an idiot, but please, at least read passed the first paragraph. 975 more words