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Stephen King Unloads His True Feeling's About Stanley Kubrick's Film "The Shining"

wabisabi333 Friday 9/20/2013 at 10:00 PM | 102292
I think Kubrick's The Shining was undoubtedly the best portrayal from an artistic standpoint. When you give viewers rich and beautiful things to look at, it overshadows the actors (and in some cases, even the dialogue) which then become secondary. It's a tactic that Argento uses as well, and it works for me. I feel like the miniseries of The Shining (hell, let's just call it a do-over, because a spade is a spade) was detached AND not artistically rich. There wasn't a solid vibe to it. And nothing against Steven Weber, but he just didn't portray the character to the fullest extent. Maybe Nicholson wasn't right the first go around, but I don't think Weber was any more right, really.
Airi Magdalene Wednesday 9/25/2013 at 12:06 PM | 102323