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Room 237
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Bill Blakemore Bill Blakemore
Geoffrey Cocks Geoffrey Cocks
Juli Kearns Juli Kearns
John Fell Ryan John Fell Ryan
Jay Weidner Jay Weidner
Stephen Brophy Stephen Brophy
Ash Brophy Ash Brophy
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4 years, 2 months ago at Feb 26 20:28
Some cool theories, but most of them were utterly idiotic. You can see Kubrick's face in the sky at the beginning? Don't make me laugh.

Some people just analyses movies too much. And this movie had plenty of that.

Not Enough Room for 237 Ways to Analyze a Film

2 years, 3 months ago at Jan 25 3:25
Since "The Shining" is one my favorite films made by one of my favorite filmmakers I naturally found this to be an intriguing documentary to see. Sadly the result is an unfocused effort to take meaning out of the symbolism and elements of the film. There are actually better, shorter, more focused videos online that I recommend watching before his.

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Description: A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining. The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice over, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments. Together they'll draw the audience into a new maze, one with endless detours and dead ends, many ways in, but no way out. Visit film website: [Link removed - login to see] Room 237 on Facebook: [Link removed - login to see] Watch online at Viooz: [Link removed - login to see] ... (more)
Release date: 26 October 2012
Tags: Documentary (9), Stephen King (4), The Shining (3), Horror (3), Usa (2), 2010s (2), 2012 (2), Film Studies (2), Kubrick (2), Stanley Kubrick (2), Fan Theories (1), 2010's (1), (1), Watch Online (1), Movies (1), Film (1), Film Theory (1), Conspiracy Theory (1), Theory (1), Analysis (1)
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