Tag Archives: Stanley Kubrick

‘THE SHINING’ (1980) and a Father-Son Relationship Gone Awry

Near the intro of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (read our retro review here), we already get the sense that Danny (Danny Lloyd) and Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) have a strained father/son relationship. In addition, the two, along with mother and wife Wendy Torrance (Shelley Duvall), eventually meet a series of …

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‘The Shining’ Axe Donated to Stanley Film Center for Planned Museum

The Stanley Film Center, a major film and music entertainment complex in development in Estes Park Colorado, received its first major donation in the form of an axe used in filming of the classic horror film, The Shining. The iconic axe, which reportedly sold at auction for $175,000, was given …

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PopHorror Writers Pay Tribute To ‘The Shining’ (1980)

The Shining (1980)

The Shining (1980) was initially released 40 years old on May 23, 2020. The film is a masterpiece of modern cinema to many, both in and out of the horror community. To honor the 40th anniversary, I asked the PopHorror team to remember the film and to talk about the …

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Ice Nine Kills Debuts New Track: ‘Your Number’s Up’

Ice Nine Kills

Ice Nine Kills bridges the game between metal and horror. They based their chart-topping 2018 release, The Silver Scream, on classic horror films. To support their upcoming album, the band released a brand-new, chilling single titled “Your Number’s Up.” This track is a tribute to Wes Craven’s classic 1996 slasher, …

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Watch ‘The Shining’ At The Overlook Hotel!

The Shining is a convergence of genius, from King’s source material to Kubrick’s visionary film adaption. Even if the two masterminds didn’t agree, what came out of it is forever embedded into the mainstream horror lexicon. “Here’s Johnny!” is known to all ages, as either what Jack Nicholson says in …

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‘The Shining’ (1980) Is Coming To 4K UltraHD Blu-ray

The Shining

“Heeeeeeeere’s Blu-ray!” Awesome news from Cannes Film Festival! The Shining has received the 4K restoration treatment and is coming soon to UltraHD Blu-ray! How do we know? Because the 4K restoration is screening at Cannes today. Jealous! I can’t wait to see how it looks. I bet you can’t, either! …

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Back to School Attack Pack!: PopHorror’s List of Killer Kids Killing Kids in Film

Ah yes, it’s finally here! That wonderful time of year when the kids will be stuck in an institution of learning. Gone are the days of wondering if that police siren you here is the result of your child discovering the joys of lighter fluid and shopping center dumpsters. All in …

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