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  • August 21, 2011
    By Peter Keough

    There are many shocking moments in Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's novel The Shining (1980), but the real terror is subtle, insidious, and will linger in your nightmares. Some images will never leave you: the elevator full of blood, for example, or the Diane Arbus twins, or the woman in the tub, or the eerie sound that Danny - the little boy with the title gift of ESP - makes when his Big Wheel rolls from bare floors to carpeting in the endless, empty corridors of the Overlook Hotel.

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