The Shining Movie Analysis

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Attention-Arousing Material: Danish actor, producer, and screenwriter Nickolaj Coster-Waldau once said, "The only thing I find difficult to watch are horror movies, not that I don 't like them. Like 'The Shining, ' it 's one of my favorite movies, but it 's terrifying. I feel like I 've watched a marathon afterwards."
Link to Topic: I’m sure everyone can relate to this feeling when watching a legitimately scary movie. That feeling of goosebumps rising on your skin, or that sense of nervous panic when you know something bad is about to happen on screen. And this is an experience that just about everyone goes through when watching The Shining.
Define Topic: The Shining is a horror/thriller film released in 1980 that has proven itself to resist the test of time; remaining culturally relevant for multiple decades and has had a significant impact on our society.
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In The Shining, Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to get rid of his writer’s block. He moves to the scenic hotel with his wife Wendy and his psychic son Danny. As the movie progresses, the dark supernatural forces of the hotel begin to wreak havoc on the Torrance family, especially Jack and Danny, and the mother and son have to fight for their lives as Jack succumbs to his madness.
2. The film The Shining was based off the book of the same name written by accomplished horror author Stephen King. King was inspired to write this novel after spending one night with his wife in Stanley Hotel, also in Colorado. The pair were the only guests staying in the hotel at the time, seeing that it was about to close for the season.
In a New York Post article, posted on October 28, 2015, it is said that King had a nightmarish dream of his son screaming and being chased down the halls while at the hotel. And after he finished smoking one cigarette, the idea of the book was firmly set in his
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