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  • 'The Nightmare' review: Eerie immersion in a nocturnal dreamscape

    'The Nightmare' review: Eerie immersion in a nocturnal dreamscape
    If there are few things less interesting than hearing other people talk about their dreams, then director Rodney Ascher has pulled off something uniquely impressive, if still somewhat overstretched, in "The Nightmare," an intriguing documentary-horror hybrid centered around the experiences of eight individuals who have suffered from the mysterious phenomenon of sleep paralysis. Mixing talking heads, surreal bedtime re-creations and shamelessly assaultive scare tactics, Ascher's playful, visually inventive sophomore feature isn't at the same level as "Room 237," his brilliant 2012 inquiry into the mystique of Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." But it shares with its predecessor a warped affection for eccentric storytellers and a desire to give vivid cinematic form to their darkest imaginings, if that is indeed what they are.
  • Film Review: 'ABCs of Death 2'

    Leave it to a pair of horror-movie connoisseurs, the sort whose palate for the macabre has sent them to the farthest corners of the globe and the deepest reaches of bootleg video collections, to abandon any semblance of good taste when they finally got...

    Mark Romanek in talks to direct 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'

    Mark Romanek in talks to direct 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'
    Mark Romanek is eyeing an extended stay at the "Overlook Hotel." Romanek is in negotiations to direct the prequel to the classic horror movie "The Shining" for Warner Bros., the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Variety first reported the news. The...

    Digging deep into 'The Shining'

    Digging deep into 'The Shining'
    There is nothing especially frightening about Room 350 at the Standard Hotel on the Sunset Strip. It overlooks the pool, with colorful mod décor pleasantly bathed in bright window light. Inside, documentary filmmaker Rodney Ascher is prepared to discuss...

    The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'

    The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'
    You know the Calumet Baking Powder cans in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"? You know — the Calumet Baking cans? Lining the pantry of the film's Overlook Hotel? No, no: The baking cans behind all the carnage! Right, those baking cans. What's that,...