Essays Tagged: "Shining"

A Clockwork Orange: Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish

probes the dark side of human psyche. Kubrick has also directed films such as Dr. Strangelove, The Shining, and Full Metal Jacket. In each of these movies the audience delves into the evil side of th ... probes the dark side of human psyche. Kubrick has also directed films such as; Dr. Strangelove, The Shining, and Full Metal Jacket. In each of these movies, the audience delves into the evil side of t ...

(7 pages) 164 3 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Shining", by Stephen King

ere are few people who have this gift and some dont even know they have it, he said its called 'the shining'. A couple weeks later after adapting to living in this hotel, life is good and they are hap ... k to the Overlook and see if the family is danger, because he picked up signals of that, threw 'the shining' from Danny. Wendy decides to look for Jack because he didnt come back the following night, ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.7 Sep/1992

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison Of Two Horror movies: The Exorcist and The Shining

The two film posters I am studying are "The Exorcist" and "The Shining" both of which are part of the Horror genre.In both posters many visual and written codes ar ... cist poster the visual codes used includes the dark silhouetted house with the bright angelic light shining down on the man a very typical horror film set up with symbols of good (the light shining do ... time" sets a goal for the film that the audience will now want to see achieved.The poster for "The Shining" uses visual and written codes in a different way. The first obvious visual signifier is the ...

(3 pages) 186 3 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The writings of Edgar Allen Poe vs. Stephen King.

blished "Carrie" in the spring of 1974 before moving to Boulder, Colorado, where Stephen wrote "The Shining". The King family then returned to Maine where King finished writing "The Stand" and wrote " ...

(5 pages) 123 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Shining" by Stephen King.

1. The Shining by Stephen King2. This novel is primarily set in the beautiful foothills of the Rocky mounta ... partially the setting which adds to the story's disturbing atmosphere.3. The main characters in The Shining are Jack, Wendy and Danny Torrance. The most important to me is Jack. He is egotistical, stu ... am intrigued with what he is capable of.4. The Horror Fiction Formula is definitely relevant in The Shining. It starts with the peaceful setting of the Overlook Hotel. Everyone is happy and uninhibite ...

(7 pages) 73 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss the relationship between film form and meaning in 'The Shining'. Give examples of how genres utilize formal and narrative conventions to create meaning.

The Overlook is huge. It's overwhelming. From the opening shots of The Shining, The Overlook Hotel looks like it's going to eat its inhabitants. Toward the end of the film ... relation to the hotel's progressively terrifying possession of Jack Torrance's mind.The plot of The Shining (based on the Stephen King book) involves a seemingly typical family of three, Jack and Wend ... tions of character here are intimately connected to special strategies, including the idea that The Shining creates a kind of metaphorical, mental landscape. Jack Nicholson's characterization is cruci ...

(10 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The review of the shining

The Shining is to graze in a field of possibilities, to lose oneself in a phantom garden, to seek the sh ... he shapes of clouds. 2001 is a passive vision of the universe, and history, and thought itself. The Shining is an active experience, like an intimate conversation with an uncomfortable relation, or an ... ings.Unlike more straightforward works, and I'd even place 2001 in that category with regard to The Shining, I would argue that this film beckons to us to help it out. Kubrick's strategies involve a r ...

(6 pages) 60 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Seminar Paper on The Shining

en Special, The Shinning (Groening), is a take-off on Stephen King's movie version of Kubrick's The Shining (1977), with parody-like distortions, yet poignant reminders of painful, horrific scenes. Th ... gram) the Tony Awards.The Simpsons episode holds a mirror up to ourselves, as do the mirrors in The Shining (King). Do we see ourselves, our real selves, or do we have a distorted image of ourselves? ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Shining: Confusion vs. Horror

This essay is a four page review about my opinion of the horror film "The Shining" and the confusion it caused me. The characters and plot are analyzed in this paper. ... he confusion it caused me. The characters and plot are analyzed in this paper. The movie The Shining (1980) has become a classic to many and, as seen on the advertising poster, has been noted a ... of this movie reaches a plateau and I have an indecision to whether I really like or dislike it.The Shining's storyline while sketchy maintains solid and comprehendible ideas. Thus the horror film tha ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Shining

Stephen King's The Shining Widely known as Stephen Kings scariest novel is The Shining. The story is actually i ... tries, nearly successfully, to kill both Wendy and Danny, narrowly being outsmarted in the end."The Shining." Kev's Stephen King House. 2 March, 2001

(1 pages) 582 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analysis Of Kubrick As Auteur

ly real to the viewer. Perhaps this is due to his need for perfection, for example when making "The Shining"� the ratio of film shot to that which was actually used was 120:1, meaning that for ... e and small scale way such as the war between a man and his mind shown in "Lolita"� and "The Shining."� War is used in someway throughout all of Kubrick's films weather it is blatant or ...

(11 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Titanic - The Movie

ra, it occurred to me that this scene was remarkably similar to the scenes in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining in which Danny sees a tidal wave of blood rushing down the hall towards him. Soon I began to ... coming from, and what I believe to be the explanation for these homages. Both Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980) and James Cameron's Titanic (1997) are brilliant, powerful films that stand on their ...

(2 pages) 859 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Truths About Human Condition In "Ender’s Game"

. Consequently, Ender was hindered by being a social outcast because as is stated in the movie "The Shining" says, "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." Ender had no chance to be creative and ...

(2 pages) 614 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stanley Kubrick: Self Made Butcher

In 1977, horror master Stephen King released his third novel, The Shining. The book was "the first widely read novel to cover alcoholism and child abuse in baby-boome ... idely read novel to cover alcoholism and child abuse in baby-boomer families"� (Amazon). The Shining defined dysfunctional family long before television shows like Married with Children and The ... acus and A Clockwork Orange. He decided to take a shot at directing a horror film and felt that The Shining was the perfect choice. Kubrick immediately bought the rights from King. He also hired Jack ...

(9 pages) 670 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stephen King

om Maine to Boulder, Colorado. The lived there for less than a year, during which Stephen wrote The Shining, set in Colorado. Returning to Maine in the summer of 1975, the Kings purchased a home in th ... g The Stand, also set in Boulder, Colorado.Some of these books made it to the movies, one being The Shining directed by Stanley Kubrick. King no longer had to launder sheets for dollars and pennies by ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stanley Kurbick

his greatest films ever, Paths of Glory, Spartacus, Dr. Strange Love, 2001, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, and one of his last films Full Metal Jacket. Kubrick, after making approximately twenty fil ...

(2 pages) 583 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Ulitmately Everything is Frightening" A comparison of " The Shining" and The Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King

thus it is the individual that determines to what extent that fear has influence on their lives.The Shining is a novel by Stephen King written in the horror genre which clearly reflects the influence ... and in doing so is able to convince him that he would be better off without his wife and son.In The Shining the character of Wendy can also be seen as one who has created a contemporary life of fear t ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Differences Between a Book Which Was Later Converted Into a Movie Film: The Shinning

The ShiningResearch Paper English comp IIJose Quezada� Horror, this is a very sensitive ... was being noticed also around the time this film was created, this was stated by Greg smith: " The Shining may be categorized as a horror film--and it is, but it is also one which exists on a much mo ... e genre its widespread disrepute. Interestingly, popular film critics in America tended to rake The Shining over the coals upon its release because it did not adequately fulfill expectations based on ...

(8 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers