Ready Player One was either a fantastic tribute to nerd culture or an annoying slog filled with nostalgic pandering, it really depends on who you ask. But what usually isn’t up for debate—with a few exceptions—is how cool that whole The Shining sequence was. For many fans, it was an exciting tribute to a classic film.…
What happened to Danny Torrance after his father tried to kill him in The Shining? Stephen King tackled that very question in his 2013 novel Doctor Sleep—and now, Ewan McGregor is in talks to play Danny in the film version of the story.
Whether you loved or hated Ready Player One, odds are you were still amazed by the second challenge—yes, that scene—even if it’s just wondering how the hell director Steven Spielberg pulled off something so impossible. Now we know.
Just a month after horror filmmaker Mike Flanagan spoke about wanting to adapt Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining into a feature film, he’s been hired to do just that. According to Deadline, Doctor Sleep has been put “on the fast track” at Warner Bros., with Flanagan at the helm.
Though it may not seem like it, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is not the only film opening this weekend. There’s also Ferdinand, an animated bull movie featuring the voice of wrestler John Cena. Studios have been attempting to counter-program the scifi juggernaut, with varying degrees of success, all the way back to 1977.
Their screen time in The Shining is quite brief, but the ghostly Grady twins instantly became one of the 1980 movie’s most iconic images. Former child actors Lisa and Leslie Burns are forever (and ever) linked with the classic Stanley Kubrick film, and they don’t seem to mind one bit.
A new Dark Tower promo video was just released. It’s called “Connected KINGdom,” and points out that The Dark Tower is the center of a Stephen King universe that includes various other stories, many of which became very well-regarded films themselves. What does it fail to talk much about? The Dark Tower.
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.