Tag: theshining

CURSED FILMS Interviews: Director Jay Cheel and Occult Writer Mitch Horowitz Talk Horror Movies

The documentary series Cursed Films (now available on Digital, DVD and Blu-ray) explores five different horror movies that, for one reason or another, have been considered 'cursed.' After several difficulties emerged during the filming of The Exorcist, such as the...

VIVARIUM Interview: Director Lorcan Finnegan On His Thought-Provoking Sci-Fi Horror Allegory Of Suburban Life Monotony

In Lorcan Finnegan’s Vivarium, which world premiered at last year’s Critics’ Week (parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival), a young couple is looking forward to take the next step in their relationship: get their own home. Guided by an...

Short film picks up where Kubrick left off with The Shining.

Walkaway Productions are creating a new short film called "Sanctus" which is an experiment in "The Uncanny". The Uncanny is the name of an essay written by Sigmund Freud in 1919 and talks about elements that we find familiar, yet...

Halloween Twitches: Our Favorite Film Ghosts

(If there's something strange, in the neighborhood, who ya gonna call? ScreenAnarchy!) As Jack Skellington's minions so gleefully sang in The Nightmare Before Christmas: "This is Halloween, this is Halloween, Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween!". So we here at ScreenAnarchy decided...

LA Happenings: JAWS & Friends, NINJA TURTLES, Plus L'AVVENTURA In 35mm!

Get the scoop on special and repertory screenings happening this July 4th weekend and beyond in Los Angeles. ...

THE SHINING Prequel OVERLOOK HOTEL Moving Forward With WALKING DEAD Writer

As explored in Rodney Ascher's fascinating documentary Room 237, everybody has a theory on what Stanley Kubrick's film version of The Shining means. Stephen King, who wrote the original novel (first published in 1977) and is not a fan of...