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Stephen King - Shining In The Dark

Usually, a biopic tells the sunny, happy side of the celebrity. Here Stephen is shown like the Maine hicks he described (the cap, the van) and also as having all the problems one can encounter all along his life: single family, school tension, poverty, mental breakdowns, drugs dependencies and illness. 50 more words


The Shining (1980)

SCORE: 4/5

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Released:  May 23, 1980 (US theatrical release)

Date watched: Many times over many years

See my review of the original Stephen King book… 199 more words


The Shining

SCORE: 5/5

Author: Stephen King

Dates read: October 2 – October 7, 2017

Version: Audiobook by Simon Schuster Audio published January 28, 1977

Categories: horror, thriller, fiction… 277 more words


The Shining 3: Payback's A Witch

This is a Flash Fiction challenge from Chuck Wendig. The Challenge is this: Write a story about vengeance. It is also the third in a trilogy of Shinings so check out the other two if you like. 1,453 more words

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Book Review: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

A year and a half ago I read Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner and found within it one of my favorite passages of all time: 1,602 more words


Classic Horror Reviews by Annabelle Davis: The Shining vs The Exorcist

I have always been the sort of person that tries to stay away from horror movies as I get scared easily, but there is something about the classic horror movies of the 1970s and 1980s that deliver a level of terror and suspense that makes you want to sneak a peek through your covered eyes or over the shoulder of your date, to see what the outcome will be. 839 more words

2001: A Space Odyssey: Top Five Kubrick

The intense stare into the camera lens, the use of classical music, the elegant visual style, the stories of complex productions and the record-breaking number of takes, it goes without saying that the cinematic works of Stanley Kubrick are unlike those of any other director. 1,120 more words