The Shining

Modeling the Shining’s Overlook Hotel Maze

Over the span of a month, Adam Savage designed and built an accurate replica of the hedge maze architectural model from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. The maze model, as seen in The Overlook Hotel, is only seen briefly, but reference screenshots from throughout the film allowed Adam to painstakingly recreate it. The project ended up Read MoreRead More

13 Classic Scenes That Explain How Horror Movies Work

Just because Halloween’s over doesn’t mean you have to put away the scary movies. Vox examines 13 horror film scenes for clues on how the genre works. The grandfather of horror Any discussion of how horror movies work must begin in one place — the battle between light and darkness. And if we’re beginning there, Read MoreRead More

The Full Oral History of the Making of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”

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

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