Krzysztof Penderecki, the visionary composer whose music was used in film scores from The Shining to The Exorcist, has died at the age of 86.
As a film that explores the lives of two very different characters who are inexplicably drawn into each other's orbit, Danny and Abra (Kyliegh Curran), the movie shines.
Despite endorsement from Stephen King himself and some better reviews than expected, Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining, could be in for a rough ride.
Despite the revered Stanley Kubrick having made it, and it continuing to be cited as one of the best horror movies of all time, King would not be swayed. Until now.
Stephen King has made no secret of his dislike for 'The Shining' since it was released in 1980. But what's behind the author's disdain?
Stephen King famously hated the movie of 'The Shining'. but he's apparently on board with 'Doctor Sleep'.
Rebecca Ferguson plays the villainous Rose the Hat in 'Doctor Sleep', which is based on Stephen King's sequel novel to 'The Shining'.
Mike Flanagan's sequel to the Stephen King classic is wearing its Kubrick influences on its sleeve.
Jack Nicholson's trusty axe from The Shining, perhaps the most famous axe in movie history, has sold at auction for £170,000, more than four times the amount it was estimated to fetch.
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Danny Lloyd, the child actor who played Danny Torrance in Stanley Kubrick' benchmark horror The Shining, has seen the trailer for the movie's sequel, Doctor Sleep.
Stanley Kubrick’s controversial sci-fi masterpiece A Clockwork Orange will receive a major re-release later this year thanks to the BFI. The 1971 film, starring Malcolm McDowell, is returning to cinemas across the U.K. from 5 April, following BFI Southbank previews from 3 April. The dystopian crime film, based on Anthony Burgess’s 1962 novel of the same name, follows a gang of thugs – led by McDowell’s Alex – who wreak havoc on a future London in a horrifying crime spree.
Halloween is upon us and is a good reminder of all the scary sleepovers you took part in as a child.Every year, after a solid trek of trick or treatment, you and your friends would come home and watch the horror movies that you were well too young to watch.They kept you up at night, and for days after, but now as an adult they don’t quite incite as much terror but rather make you chuckle.So with a little help from social media, and the Yahoo office, we’ve put together our top ten horror films that don’t quite pack the scary punch that they once did in our youth.READ MOREQUIZ: Match the horror movie to its taglineWho’s the deadliest horror icon?Night of the Living Dead: Still relevant at 50
Whether you love horror films or not, they definitely have a power to move people in mysterious ways. Ever wondered why they spook us, and what effect is has on our brains?
Stanley Kubrick's right-hand man Leon Vitali explains how they executed the classic "elevator of blood" moment in 'The Shining' — and why the legendary director refused to be on set during the filming of the scene.
Iconic items from 'The Shining,' 'Batman' and 'The Empire Strikes Back' are among those going under the hammer.
Nothing takes the wind out of your sails like a movie that ends on a big fat question mark. Let us be your guide in decoding the confusing endings of 10 of the most frustrating film finales… ‘Inception’ (2010) The ending: Back in LA, Leo DiCaprio’s dream-thief Cobb spins his totem on the kitchen counter to determine if he’s dreaming, then decides instead to go outside and play with his estranged kids, leaving it spinning – and the camera cuts before we see if it slows or stops. The explanation: Whether you think you see the spinning top wobble or not (it does waver, very slightly, before Nolan cuts), there’s a very simple interpretation of the ending – it doesn’t matter if Cobb is dreaming or not. If you want closure, you won’t get any because Christopher Nolan intentionally left the ending open to interpretation, but remember that the spinning top is not Cobb’s totem, it’s his wife Mal’s, so essentially the top’s actions don’t mean anything one way or the other. - Weird Movie Star Waxworks - Most Successful LOTR Cast Members - Could Zombies Happen For Real?
By Gwynne Watkins In the final shots of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, the audience sees the corpse of Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) frozen to death in the hedge maze where he tried to kill his wife Wendy (Shelley Duvall) and young son Danny (Danny Lloyd). Then the camera moves to a vintage photograph on the wall of The Overlook Hotel, which inexplicably includes Jack among the 1920s revellers. It’s an indelible set of images – but it wasn’t the ending that director Kubrick first envisioned. - Emily Lloyd: The Unluckiest Actress Ever? - 7 Amazing British Films That Are Lost Forever - 7 Actors Who Hated Being In Star Wars When The Shining premiered in theatres in 1980, those two iconic shots bookended an additional scene, of Wendy and Danny recuperating in the hospital.