The Shining: #17

#17– Counting Down 31 Horror Movies to Watch in October:


From a script he co-adapted from the Stephen King novel, the director Stanley Kubrick melds vivid performances, menacing settings, dreamlike tracking shots and shock after shock into a milestone of the macabre in a signature role Jack Nicholson (Heere’s Johnny), plays Jack Torrence, who’s come to the elegant, isolated Overlook Hotel, as off-season caretaker with his wife Shelly Duval and son [Danny Lloyd].  Torrance has never been there before-or has he? The answer lies in a ghostly time warp of madness and murder.




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