Extended Cut Of The Shining To Get Theatrical Release This Halloween

After its initial US launch but before its release in Europe, Stanley Kubrick cut 24 minutes out of The Shining. Some say he was spurred on by bad reviews; others have said that he quickly learned from the responses of paying audiences just how he could tighten up the experience. While the director apparently considered […]

Peter Weir Writing And Directing The Keep – The Shining Meets Kafka?

After the colossal scale of The Way Back, Peter Weir is planning something very different for his next picture and will adapt Jennifer Egan's 2006 novel The Keep. Variety's description of the book is as good as useless, but I asked a friend who has read it and they said: It´s going to need a […]

Now Is The Time To Buy The Shining On Blu-Ray

Recently, it looked for a moment like some long-lost scenes from The Shining had resurfaced… but then it became clear that they hadn't. Steady your anticipation of a new, special edition Blu-ray, then. Besides, the one that's already in stores is pretty special enough. And now, really rather cheap. Amazon in the US have cut […]

Super-Rare Uncut Version Of The Shining To Screen In New York – CANCELLED Update

Back when The Shining was released, distribution patterns were very different than today. During their first week, films would be found in just a few cinemas, and not the thousands that are now typical. Stanley Kubrick certainly liked to take advantage of this. Perhaps most famously he axed 19 minutes from 2001: A Space Odyssey […]

Five More (Video) Things About Doctor Who: The God Complex

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