John Carpenter’s The Thing, which turned 35 at the end of June, is always the first movie we turn to during a summer heat wave—or any time we feel like watching something both figuratively and literally chilling But it’s by no means the only great horror film set in freezing conditions. Beat the summer heat by making…
Every year, the Universal theme parks in Orlando and Hollywood go all-out for Halloween, adding haunted mazes to their usual attractions. But for some reason, cinema’s most iconic spooky maze—y’know, the one at the Overlook Hotel—hasn’t been included. Until now.
Where can you see Ghostbusters, Batman, Ex Machina, Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Scott Pilgrim, Big Trouble in Little China, and Alien all at the same time? At Craig Drake’s latest show at the Hero Complex Gallery, or right here.
We’ve really been enjoying The Folio Society’s special editions, and the incredible artwork that they’ve been including in each one. Their latest edition is Stephen King’s The Shining with illustrations from Edward Kinsella.
I just watched The Chickening and I’m not sure I’ll ever be the same again. Directed by Nick DenBoer and Davy Force, it’s a short version of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, if the movie was obsessed with, and inhabited by, human chicken hybrids.
‘Tis the season for rendering architectural icons out of cookies and plotting to murder your family in a remote mountain resort. Now the two best things about Christmastime are together at last.
Stephen King was famously inspired by the Stanley Hotel of Estes Park, Colorado, and now, the hotel is looking to add on to their heritage as a horror destination: by adding on a museum dedicated to horror.
If that hedge maze wasn’t enough, The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado is buying into its Shining links even more: It’s hoping to redesign its entire building to become a horror-themed museum and educational center.
You've probably heard of the Stanley Hotel. This century-old landmark in Estes Park, Colorado is the spooky spot that inspired Stephen King to write The Shining after he and his wife stayed there*. Now, you can design a giant hedge maze—inspired by the giant hedge maze in The Shining—on the Stanley Hotel grounds.
Classic movies have been remade with nothing but stock footage thanks to this video from stock footage company Dissolve. Each "movie" is introduced with a hint, but not the actual title for guessing purposes. I don't want to brag but *pulls imaginary suspenders* I got them all.
Saul Bass is a legend of film design; he storyboarded segments of Spartacus and West Side Story, and created some of the most famous credit sequences every to grace the silver screen. He also designed numerous classic movie posters—although director Stanley Kubrick didn't love all of his designs for The Shining.
It's quite interesting to see the back and forth between two creative geniuses like Stanley Kubrick and Saul Bass working on the movie poster of The Shining. It wasn't an easy one for Bass, thanks to Kubrick's infamous obsessive perfectionism. The poster went through 300 versions before getting final approval.
You can also get a matching scarf, ski cap, and sweater.
What was it like working on the set of legendary film director Stanley Kubrick as he adapted The Shining, Stephen King's bestselling horror story, to the silver screen? If these cast and crew interviews from the new documentary Staircases to Nowhere, are any indication, the answer is: pretty dang awesome.
The Stanley Hotel is the resort that inspired Stephen King's horror masterpiece The Shining. And now the creepy Colorado hotel is looking to expand right over a nearby pet cemetery. MISTAKE.
It’s no secret that Stephen King, award-winning writer of terrible sex scenes and, much to the continued consternation of Harold Bloom, increasingly an elder statesman of American arts and letters, fucking hated what Stanley Kubrick did to The Shining, which is a really, really good book about how insane it is to be a…
Stanley Kubrick's take on Stephen King's The Shining is all an all-around creepfest. And one of the more unsettling scenes is when the "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" manuscript is finally revealed. Fueled by a slow descent into insanity it took Jack weeks to write, but thanks to the Shine-O-Matic, you…
Duality, blood, mirrors, the Holocaust and American genocide against the Native Americans are all things hidden somewhere inside Stanley Kubrick's famous creep show The Shining. And now you can hear just about every single amazing Shining theory and idea in one documentary, Room 237.
If you're still pondering over the hidden messages in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, good news — the documentary Room 237 is coming to help sort it out. The film, directed by Rodney Ascher, examines many of the film's potential meanings with scholars, enthusiasts and a great deal of archival footage of Kubrick's…