“The Shining” Lights Up Shocktober Day #27! “Here’s JOHNNY!” Kubrick’s Creepy Masterpiece!

“Here’s Johnny” to celebrate #31daysofhalloween with the classic #shocktober horror of “The Shining!”

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You all remember crazy Jack Nicholson…uttering horror’s most iconic line:

Heeere’s Johnny!

On this 27th day of “Shocktober”, let’s look at one of the most influential horror films of all time, from one of the world’s greatest filmmakers – need proof?

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Legendary Director Stanley Kubrick had already blown our minds with “Dr. Strangelove”, “Lolita”, “2001: A Space Odyssey”, and the futuristic horror of “A Clockwork Orange”…now he wanted us to spend a little time with his friend Jack Nicholson…he chose one of Stephen King’s greatest novels to do just that…

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“Some places are like people: some shine and some don’t.”

The plot of “The Shining” is simple: A man, his son and wife become the winter caretakers of an isolated hotel. Six months of quiet desolation, a place for Danny to explore…

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Unfortunately, little Danny sees disturbing visions of the hotel’s past – using a telepathic gift known as…

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4 replies

  1. I thought this was a good film, but Nicholson can almost never resist a completely over the top performance, whenever he has the chance. I like him better in his ‘quieter’ films, like ‘As Good As It Gets’.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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