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The Shining (movie)

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  • 'Room 237'

    Was Stanley Kubrick's 1980 screen version of "The Shining" meant to be more than a representation of Stephen King's story about madness at an isolated inn? Theories to that effect have existed for years, and this documentary collates and dissects...
  • Restored movie house fits big picture for Mark Fishman

    Restored movie house fits big picture for Mark Fishman
    Famously, the old Logan Theatre at 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. used to smell like pee. Urban legends abound of the stink detectable all over the Logan Square neighborhood. "You went in the lobby door, and there it was. The smell of urine. We found out during...
  • 2012: A Kubrick odyssey

    2012: A Kubrick odyssey
    Among the more than 1,000 objects on display in "Stanley Kubrick" -- a massive exhibition devoted to the legendary filmmaker that opens Thursday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- the piece that perhaps best captures the director's singular...
  • Music review: International Contemporary Ensemble's movie mood

    In the decade since its founding, the International Contemporary Ensemble has become essential. The flexible collective of 33 musicians is likely the most accomplished new music group in New York, and it makes a significant contribution toward keeping the...
  • Nick Robinson hits a high point with 'Kings of Summer'

     Nick Robinson hits a high point with 'Kings of Summer'
    He may only be 18, but Nick Robinson can teach you how to skin a rabbit. The trick to the gruesome procedure, the young actor learned while filming the new indie movie "The Kings of Summer," comes at the start — cutting away at the rear flap of skin...
  • Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick redux at LACMA

    With the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's expansive "Stanley Kubrick" exhibition set to close on June 30, the museum's film department is revisiting several key movies in the maverick filmmaker's oeuvre. Each of the director's films in the series...
  • 'Sinister' not nearly as scary as it sounds ★ 1/2

    'Sinister' not nearly as scary as it sounds ★ 1/2
    "Sinister" goes about as far as a horror movie can with just shocking images, a good cast and outstanding sound design. But this modestly creepy blend of "The Ring" and "The Shining" whiffs on a horror film fundamental: Nobody seems that scared. The fear...
  • O Cinema's B-movie series is all about the schlock

    O Cinema's B-movie series is all about the schlock
    In a lineup that includes movies about overgrown, murderous alligators on growth hormones and surrealistic re-creations of witchcraft and mental illness, can Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" be too mainstream? If you ask Kevin Bosch, the answer is yes....
  • 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,...
  • Movie secrets are there, in the script!

    Movie secrets are there, in the script!
    You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using...