R | | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Stanley Kubrick decided that having the hedge animals come alive (as they do in the book) was unworkable due to restrictions in special effects, so he opted for a hedge maze instead.
Hi, I've got an appointment with Mr. Ullman. My name is Jack Torrance.
The positioning of Danny's hands and the ice cream bowl when he and Hallorann are talking about Shining.
The movie's opening titles are also the only instance in any Kubrick film where scrolling credits, rather than title cards, are used.
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