The Shining

How Well Do You Know Stanley Kubrick?
You know Stanley Kubrick was a famously meticulous director. But did you know that he once made Shelley Duvall do a single shot 127 times in The Shining? In the scene, Duvall was being menaced by Jack Nicholson, and he felt the best way to get a convincing performance was to make her repeat it over …
‘The Shining’ Hotel to Open Museum and Film Center
The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado is best known for inspiring Stephen King to write his classic horror novel The Shining, serving as the basis for the fictional Overlook Hotel. It’s also the site of the annual Stanley Film Festival, which hosts horror films and encourages guests to st…
Watch Jack Nicholson Prep for 'The Shining' Axe Scene
Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ is inarguably one of the greatest horror films ever made (although many would argue—including Stephen King—that it’s not the best adaptation of its source material), featuring a ferociously great performance from Jack Nicholso…

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