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The Shining

With remarkable visual panache and a keen sense of irony, Stanley Kubrick rehabilitates Stephen King's trashy, terrifying novel. Not a horror film in any traditional sense, but a perversely comic, occasionally frightening melodrama of intrafamilial rage, T… (more)

Released: 1980

Rating: R

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Eerie tale about a frustrated writer who takes a job as the winter caretaker at the opulently ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel with his family so that he can write in peace. But soon, strange occurrences slowly begin to terrorize the family, driving (more…)

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