Stephen King has made no secret of his dislike for 'The Shining' since it was released in 1980. But what's behind the author's disdain?
Stephen King famously hated the movie of 'The Shining'. but he's apparently on board with 'Doctor Sleep'.
Rebecca Ferguson plays the villainous Rose the Hat in 'Doctor Sleep', which is based on Stephen King's sequel novel to 'The Shining'.
Mike Flanagan's sequel to the Stephen King classic is wearing its Kubrick influences on its sleeve.
Jack Nicholson's trusty axe from The Shining, perhaps the most famous axe in movie history, has sold at auction for £170,000, more than four times the amount it was estimated to fetch.
Danny Lloyd, the child actor who played Danny Torrance in Stanley Kubrick' benchmark horror The Shining, has seen the trailer for the movie's sequel, Doctor Sleep.
Malcolm McDowell has opened up about working with Stanley Kubrick on A Clockwork Orange, admitting that he had to endure some rather horrible treatment throughout its production.
Stanley Kubrick’s controversial sci-fi masterpiece A Clockwork Orange will receive a major re-release later this year thanks to the BFI. The 1971 film, starring Malcolm McDowell, is returning to cinemas across the U.K. from 5 April, following BFI Southbank previews from 3 April. The dystopian crime film, based on Anthony Burgess’s 1962 novel of the same name, follows a gang of thugs – led by McDowell’s Alex – who wreak havoc on a future London in a horrifying crime spree.
Douglas Rain, the Canadian-born actor best known as the voice of HAL 9000 in “2001: A Space Odyssey” and its sequel “2010: The Year We Made Contact,” died Sunday at St. Marys Memorial Hospital in St. Mary’s, Ontario, according to CTV News. “Canadian theatre has lost one of its greatest talents and a guiding light in its development,” Stratford Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino said in a release. “Douglas Rain was that rare artist: an actor deeply admired by other actors.
Stanley Kubrick's right-hand man Leon Vitali explains how they executed the classic "elevator of blood" moment in 'The Shining' — and why the legendary director refused to be on set during the filming of the scene.
Critics and academics have picked it apart for decades, and despite its thuddingly slow pace, it's still regarded as a science fiction masterpiece.
As "2001: A Space Odyssey" nears its 50th anniversary theatrical rerelease, Stanley Kubrick's right-hand man, Leon Vitali, says footage Kubrick cut from the film is locked in a Warner Bros. vault — and will stay there.
His long-time manager Bill Rogin confirmed that he died on Sunday morning, following complications from pneumonia in hospital in Santa Monica, California.
Though some critics and audiences didn’t initially know quite know how to process Kubrick’s masterpiece, it soon attained its rightful reputation as one of Hollywood's crowning achievements.
Here’s an event to make classic movie buffs drool. Christopher Nolan will present the world premiere of a mastered 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick's 1968 classic <em>2001: A Space Odyssey </em>at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Check out the new poster below. The 50th anniversary screening of the movie on Saturday May 12 will sit within the festival’s Cannes Classics strand. Nolan, who will somewhat incredibly be attending Cannes for the very first time (it’s quite a surprise that…
Warner Bros. has launched development of Stephen King’s 2013 horror novel “Doctor Sleep,” a sequel to King’s iconic 1977 story “The Shining.” The studio has hired “Oculus” director Mike Flanagan to helm and rewrite the script originally adapted by Akiva Goldsman. Flanagan’s producing partner Trevor Macy will produce, along with Vertigo Entertainment’s Jon Berg. Goldsman […]
Fans of Stephen King’s novel of ‘The Shining’ are usually the most critical of Stanley Kubrick’s movie adaptation, despite it being considered a horror classic. In fact, just yesterday, King threw some shade at the 1980 movie, which seemed to suggest that time has not tempered his view. Blumhouse Productions, the company behind recent horror hits like ‘Insidious’, ‘Paranormal Activity’ and ‘The Purge’, dropped a seemingly innocuous tweet asking people to rate their top five Stephen King movies.
The 1980 Western sent the late Cimino to movie jail, despite his Oscar-winning exploits on previous film ‘The Deer Hunter’. Actor Tom Noonan has also recalled how Cimino once held a loaded gun to the actor’s head after they got into an argument. A brilliant comedian and twice-Oscar-nominated writer, May was also notoriously difficult to work with, as it proved on the legendary 1987 flop starring Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman.
One of the most enduring and exotic movie conspiracy theories in Hollywood history has been dismissed as the work of “malicious cranks” by Stanley Kubrick’s daughter Vivian. - Kubrick Moon Landing Theory - 5 Mad Kubrick Conspiracy Theories Many people think his 1980 horror ‘The Shining’, with its many references to space travel and the Apollo missions, was Kubrick’s way of admitting responsibility, but Vivian calls the whole theory “a grotesque lie”. “My father’s artistic works are his unimpeachable defense!” Read her full statement on Twitter below.
‘The Shining,’ Stephen King’s best-selling novel which inspired Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 movie, has found a new lease of life - as a stage opera. The Minnesota Opera premiered their take on the horror classic last week, with composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell having spent the last three years working on the project. Moravec tells NPR, “Stephen King’s original novel is all about love, death and power.