“Essential viewing. Prepare to be disturbed.” - Ashley Clark, Little White Lies
“It's the experience more so than the actual content of The Shining that radiates cold, anti-humanly indifferent terror.” - Eric Henderson, Slant Magazine
Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack's writing goes nowhere and Danny's visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel's dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family.
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