Gothicism & Madness in Kubrick’s THE SHINING (1980)

The gothic horror piece. It sublimely explores the paranormal by looking at real-world medical and psychological explanations for it.

The hedge-maze from Kubrick’s film. This is one departure from King’s book (which included hedge animals) as the maze was much cheaper and easier to produce for the film. Source:
Could anyone have played Jack Torrance better? I doubt it. Source:
Shelley Duvall in her vastly under-appreciated part of the film’s most pivotal scene. Source:
One example of the prevalence of yellow in the film. Source:
“Colorado Experience: The Stanley Hotel”, courtesy of Rocky Mountain PBS.
THE SHINING (original trailer)

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