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Bad Robot is bringing Justice League Dark and The Shining series Overlook to HBO Max.

Justice League Dark, The Shining Show Coming To HBO Max From Bad Robot

Justice League Dark, an offshoot of The Shining, and Duster- an original drama are all coming to HBO Max In association with J.J Abrams and his Bad Robot production company, the three shows are the first to be set up for the new streaming service "What an amazing start to our association with the wildly[...]

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"The Exorcist" Composer Krzysztof Penderecki Dies at Age 86

Penderecki, a famous modern classical composer responsible for his contributions to many films including The Shining, Shutter Island, and The Exorcist died earlier today at his home in Krakow, Poland according to The Hollywood Reporter He died early this morning after a long struggle with serious illness; he had tested negative for COVID-19 and it[...]

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'The Shining' Returns to Theaters For Two Nights In May/June

The Shining will haunt theaters again this summer As long as theaters are open by then Fathom Events is holding screenings of the Stanley Kubrick classic on May 31st and June 3rd to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary As part of the screening there will be bonus TCM insights I personally really hope that this[...]

“Star Wars”, “The Shining”, “Apocalypse Now”: Why More Films Should Have Their Own BTS Features [OPINION]

"Star Wars", "The Shining", "Apocalypse Now": Why More Films Should Have Their Own BTS Features [OPINION]

Let's look at why making Star Wars (1977), The Shining (1980), and Apocalypse Now (1979) are quality stories themselves.[caption id="attachment_1130190" align="aligncenter" width="600"] FOX, Warner Bros, United Artists[/caption]Many times, any other behind-the-scenes depictions are part of greater films like Chaplin (1992) Robert Downey, Jr recreated Charlie Chaplin’s mannerisms down so perfectly Audiences also got a glimpse[...]

Stephen King Gets the Funko Pop Treatment with Two New Vinyls

Stephen King Gets the Funko Pop Treatment with Two New Vinyls

He has blessed up with some of the most iconic horror books out there which have easily been transferred into films. Stephen King’s IT, Pet Semetary, The Shining, Gerald’s Game, Stand by Me, Shawshank Redemption and so much more His storytelling is easily influenced generations of writers and artists so it’s no surprise that when a company like[...]

“Doctor Sleep” is a Cover Band Sequel to “The Shining” [Review]

"Doctor Sleep" is a Cover Band Sequel to "The Shining" [Review]

The movie version of Doctor Sleep, Stephen King’s decades-later sequel to The Shining, arrived with a ton of hype and mostly positive reviews Writer-director Mike Flanagan is probably the best adapter of King stories He’s a massive King fan and meticulous, serious and thoughtful filmmaker. reportedly disliked the Stanley Kubrick adaptation of The Shining but[...]

Castle of Horror: The Stephen King Retrospective

Castle of Horror: The Shining (1997): The Stephen King Retrospective

The gift shop long ago embraced the one thing that the Stanley is most famous for above all else: its place as the inspiration, so the legend goes, for Stephen King’s horror masterpiece The Shining That novel, about a haunted hotel called the Overlook, was said to spring from King’s experiences as one of few[...]

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"Doctor Sleep" Review: An Atmospheric Return to the World of "The Shining"

Doctor Sleep is a slow-moving and but fantastic return to the world of The Shining that relies on a fantastic world-building and atmosphere instead of jump scares.[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Director: Mike Flanagan Summary: Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers as he tries to protect her from[...]

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"Doctor Sleep": The World Shines Once More in "The Shining" Sequel's Official Trailer

Pictures and Intrepid Pictures/Vertigo Entertainment, here's the official trailer for Doctor Sleep, set to release in North America on November 8, 2019, and globally starting October 30, 2019. “Doctor Sleep” continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in The Shining Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and newcomer Kyliegh[...]

“Shining” Actor Danny Lloyd Talks “Doctor Sleep” Trailer, Shelly Duvall

"Shining" Actor Danny Lloyd Talks "Doctor Sleep" Trailer, Shelly Duvall

Danny Lloyd, the original actor who played Danny Torrance in the Stanley Kubrick-directed The Shining, said he was surprised by the latest trailer for Doctor Sleep.The former child actor co-starred with Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duvall, who played his parents Jack and Wendy, respectively, in the 1980 horror film adapted from the Stephen King novel[...]

Stanley Kubrick's Classic of Horror, 'The Shining' is Getting a Full 4K Remaster

Stanley Kubrick's Horror Classic 'The Shining' Getting a Full 4K Remaster

Home Entertainment will be delivering an early Halloween present to fans of Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick when The Shining releases this fall.The transfer was overseen by Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick's former personal assistant (and subject of the documentary, 'Filmmaker'), Leon Vitali With their working closely with Warner Bros during the mastering workflow, it'll[...]

Attending conventions as fans throughout the years, there is one that has always stuck out to us as a "Why don't we have a booth here?" type of show, and that's DesignerCon. For the uninitiated, DesignerCon, or D-Con, is a collection of artists with a primary focus on designer toys, though over the years it has expanded to posters, pins, and just great art in general. D-Con is a show that has some of your favorite artists, while giving you the opportunity to discover many, many soon-to-be favorites, and we couldn't be more excited to have a booth there for the first time! DesignerCon 2018 will be November 16-18, 2018. We will be located at Booth 2219. Public Hall Hours: Friday 5pm – 9pm VIP Only Saturday 9am – 7pm Sunday 9am – 5pm VIP’s Enter at 9am/ General at 10am

Mondo Puts Their Leftover DesignerCon Posters up for Sale Today

Both The Shining by JC Richard and Alien by Florian Bertmer will be available in limited quantities today at a random time on Mondo's webstore Also available will be some of their Bruce Lee enamel pins by fan-favorite artist, Jock The pins will run $10, while the Shining and Alien posters will cost $55 and $75,[...]

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Mondo is Bringing Awesome Exclusives to DesignerCon Next Week

Mondo will be at DesignerCon next weekend, and they are bringing all kinds of awesome exclusives with them. Pins, posters, tiki mugs, and an Iron Giant vinyl figure. As with all of their products, they will all be extremely limited and first come, first served. Personally that Alien poster and the Bruce Lee enamel pin […]

Pinup Girl Clothing has Overlook Hotel Items Available for Pre-Order

Dear Pinup Girl Clothing- our closets need a section devoted purely to your shapely dresses, swinging skirts, and the new Overlook Hotel inspired collection.Fans of The Shining will no doubt know the most recognizable hotel carpet in cinema history (this side of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis) as well as the blue-purple pattern, which features in 9[...]

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Funko NYCC Exclusives Wave 4: Movies, Anime, and Disney!

Lets dive in![gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="920437,920431,920435,920432"]Vynl.: Rushmore - Max Fischer and Herman Blume (BoxLunch)Rock Candy: The Royal Tenenbaums - Margot (Funko Shop)Vynl.: Coming To America - Akeem & Randy (Target)Rock Candy: The Shining - The Grady Twins (Target)Vynl.: Gremlins - Gremlins in 3D Glasses (GameStop/EB Games)[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="920425,920430"]Pop! Movies: Coraline - Coraline in PJs (Hot[...]

At The Overlook Hotel, All Work and No Honey Makes Bear a Dull Cub

But that’s just me, that’s the way I am." - Stephen King For any King/The Shining fans who plan on being around the Estes Park, Colorado, area on Saturday, October 20th, your friends at The Stanley Hotel have a righteously cool event planned for you (visit their website for ticket and other information):The wildly popular Shining[...]

The Shining Sequel 'Doctor Sleep' Casts Carl Lumbly and Alex Essoe

has added two new cast members to their adaptation of Doctor Sleep, sequel to "The Shining" According to Deadline Carl Lumbly has been cast as Dick Halloran and Alex Essoe will play Wendy Torrance These roles were previously portrayed by Scatman Crothers and Shelley Duvall in the original movie. Doctor Sleep begins as Torrance carries the trauma[...]