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Horror classic

9 years, 11 months ago at Aug 24 21:00
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Does this film really need a review? I mean, it's The Shining! Everyone has seen it, right? And if you haven't whats wrong, why aren't you running to the video store to buy it? It's certainly Stephen King's best adaptation, but I think it is not because of King himself (who hated this version, and was determined to re-make a more true-to-book version several years after this one). The real ... read more

Heeeeeere's Johnny!

9 years, 5 months ago at Jan 28 3:07
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Kubrick at his finest, Nicholson at his finest. What else could anyone want? This version of Stephen King's book has almost nothing to do with it. And that's one of the best things about the film.

In 1997 King did a remake with many more elements of the book, and the film is a sleeper. I had to watch it like four different times to get through it.

Anyway, I'm not here... read more

Faz jus ao cargo de Clássico

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A tempo que eu tentava assistir The Shining, porém, por diversos motivos, nunca consegui. Até que decidi apelar para a pirataria e baixar da internet, maravilhosa internet.
Quando um filme carrega a fama de 'clássico' nas costas, tenho que admitir que eu sempre assisto com um pé atras, principalmente depois da minha frustrada experiência com A clockwork orange e voalá! The shining é ... read more
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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.
Release date: 13 June 1980
UPC: 085392115624
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