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Stanley Kubrick Amerika Serikat, 1980

smndvdcl's rating of the film The Shining

From an homage to the photographic surrealism of Arbus, to references of the moon landing of Apollo 11 and the conspiracy theories of Room 237. Kubrick's horror classic has become a phenomena due to the meticulous ambiguity of his representations. It is that very ambiguity that remains its haunting pulse. The renowned idiom "all work and no play make Jack a dull boy" only scratches the surface of the film's genius.