The Maya-ing

In last week’s SNL pre-taped sketch “The Maya-ing,” host Maya Rudolph pays homage to the Stanley Kubrick film, The Shining based on the popular Stephen King novel. In the Saturday Night Live parody, Kenan Thompson explains that now that Rudolph has returned as a host, she has “the Shine,” a.k.a. the ability to see ghostsContinue reading “The Maya-ing”

Stephen King Mid-Century Modern Inspired Prints By Erin Hagerman

Erin Hagerman is a Binghamton, New York based designer who runs the Etsy shop, Prints and GiggIes. She creates mid-century modern inspired prints based on popular movies including a key identifiable main image and printed dialogue from the film. The results are gorgeous. Check out her homage to the famous Stephen King films: The Shining,Continue reading “Stephen King Mid-Century Modern Inspired Prints By Erin Hagerman”

HBO Max Orders Shining Series From J.J. Abrams Bad Robot Productions

HBO will continue its partnership with J.J. Abrams Bad Robot Productions by ordering a new adaptation of The Shining. Overlook, is a horror-thriller series inspired by and featuring iconic characters from Stephen King’s masterpiece The Shining. Overlook explores the untold, terrifying stories of the most famous haunted hotel in American fiction and reunites Bad RobotContinue reading “HBO Max Orders Shining Series From J.J. Abrams Bad Robot Productions”

Here’s Everything You Need To Know Before You Watch Doctor Sleep

Danny Torrance is all grown up, and on a mission to protect a girl with the same paranormal gifts as his.  But, what is “the Shining”?  And, how will the ghosts of Danny’s past aid him against the dark spirits of the present?  Check out this quick, fact-filled catchup that will get you up toContinue reading “Here’s Everything You Need To Know Before You Watch Doctor Sleep”

Jack Nicholson’s Ax From The Shining Sold At Auction For More Than $200,000

The ax Jack Nicholson’s character in The Shining used to terrorize his family sold at auction in England for more than $200,000. The prop from the 1980 Stanley Kubrick horror flick sold for 170,000 British pounds — equivalent to $208,956 — at the Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction in London. The prop features a three-foot-long wooden handleContinue reading “Jack Nicholson’s Ax From The Shining Sold At Auction For More Than $200,000”

Warner Bros. To Release Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining On 4K Ultra HD & Digital On October 1st

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that The Shining, Stanley Kubrick’s terrifying 1980 horror masterpiece, will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray and Digital on October 1. The 4K remastering is of Kubrick’s original 146 minute version of the film which premiered in the United States on May 23rd, 1980. Now widely regarded as one ofContinue reading “Warner Bros. To Release Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining On 4K Ultra HD & Digital On October 1st”

Bottleneck Gallery Announces The Shining Print By Bartosz Kosowski

Bottleneck Gallery presents Bartosz Kosowski’s first piece with them, an exceptional illustration for Stanley Kubrick’s creepy classic, The Shining! Bartosz is a Polish illustrator with an eye for simple, yet astoundingly smart and bold artwork. Bartosz interpretation of The Shining features the familiar carpet appearing maze-like with Danny right in the middle. We’ve got three differentContinue reading “Bottleneck Gallery Announces The Shining Print By Bartosz Kosowski”

Ewan McGregor To Play Adult Danny Torrance In Doctor Sleep

Ewan McGregor has signed on to star as the adult version of The Shining‘s Danny Torrance in the upcoming feature film adaptation of Doctor Sleep. Stephen King has given his blessing to McGregor’s casting. Doctor Sleep is set to be directed by Mike Flanagan, making it his second King adaptation after the acclaimed Gerald’s Game. Warner Bros.Continue reading “Ewan McGregor To Play Adult Danny Torrance In Doctor Sleep”

Welcome to the Overlook Hotel, A Clever Ad Promoting The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ran a tongue in cheek ad for the Shining’s Overlook Hotel during the Oscars to promote the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.  The ad invited Oscars viewers to call 833-888-0237 and those who called the number spent six-minutes on hold for the hotel, while a recording playedContinue reading “Welcome to the Overlook Hotel, A Clever Ad Promoting The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures”

Mike Flanagan To Direct The Shining Sequel Doctor Sleep

In the wake of the success of IT last year, Warner Bros. Pictures is doubling down on Stephen King adaptations and have enlisted Mike Flanagan to direct Doctor Sleep, the follow-up to King’s classic The Shining. This isn’t Flanagan’s first go at a Stephen King work either, as the director helmed last year’s sleeper hitContinue reading “Mike Flanagan To Direct The Shining Sequel Doctor Sleep”

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