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eighties horror you might have missed

the shining

Rodney Ascher's documentary feature Room 237 (2012) is not only a search for hidden meanings within THE SHINING, it is also an exploration of our relationship with the films that we love and demonstrates how an exceptional film can inspire methodical analysis, even obsession. Room 237 also extends the techniques that Ascher experimented with in his first film, The S From Hell (2010), a documentary short about the Screen Gems title card from 1964. Both films rely on a series of unseen interviewees as narration, recontextualized footage from other films, a synthesizer score and superb editing. I talked with Rodney about eighties horror films, electronic music, Errol Morris documentaries, and of course, Room 237...

Check out the previous cards in the series too!

Here's the latest! The Overlook Hotel has a nice behind-the-scenes photo of Lisa and Louise here.

Here's number three in my ongoing series of trading cards for The Shining. You can see all of them on this page. A short note about the card's title...

One year ago, I completed a Kickstarter project called THE SHINING THE, which was a screensaver based on The Shining...

Ok, guys - here's the second one, which I just finished. If you missed the first one, look here. Enjoy!

The Overlook Hotel is a beautifully designed site that explores all aspects of Kubrick's The Shining, through continuity and behind-the-scenes photographs, conceptual artwork...

I wish they had made trading cards for The Shining. Since they didn't, I made my own. This is the first in the series, with more to come soon!