The Onion’s movie critic Peter K. Rosenthal looks back at the horror classic ‘The Shining’ in this week’s Film StandardRead More
The Elstree Project started as an oral history project designed to record, preserve and share the memories of people who have worked at the studios of Elstree and Borehamwood. Here is the full story, at 55-minutes in length, and with contributions from nine crew members who worked on the film and Stanley Kubrick’s widow, Christiane.Read More
Stanley Kubrick allowed his then-17-year-old daughter, Vivian, to make a documentary about the production of The Shining. Created originally for the BBC television show Arena, this documentary offers rare insight into the shooting process of a Kubrick film. The Making of THE SHINING by paget76Read More
Stories about the making of The Shining from: Ron Punter – Scenic Artist, Props Department; Kelvin Pike – Camera Operator; Mick Mason – Camera Technician; Julian Senior – Publicist, Warner Bros; and June Randall – ContinuityRead More
Jan Harlan recounts what it was like to producing his brother-in-law’s films. Stanley Kubrick’s creative processes remain a source of fascination for film fans still under the spell of his 13 feature films, each a singular vision and many cinematic milestones of the second half of the 20th century. No Kubrick film ever gave any suggestion Read MoreRead More
Very rarely does a film go exactly as predicted. Here are six behind the scenes stories from great films where the plan didn’t exactly come together. 6. Eyes Wide Shut The torment that comes from Stanley Kubrick’s final film was not from the conditions of the set, nor was it even from any complications that Read MoreRead More
Stanley Kubrick owns the term “Obsessive Visual Filmmaker” and one of the hallmarks of the Stanley Kubrick look is the one point perspective shot. This supercut by kogonada demonstrates the persistent vision of the filmmaking master.
A concise look at some of the more bizarre visual aspects of The Shining. Through interviews with collaborators, current filmmakers and authors, we’ll examine how Kubrick used his unique brand of visual storytelling to convey madness, evil, and the power of the supernatural without relying on dialog or conventional exposition. As much as any film he ever made, The Shining illustrates Kubrick’s talent for using the language of pure cinema to tell his stories.Read More