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Break Out the Redrum, Ewan McGregor May Play Danny in the Shining Sequel Doctor Sleep

What happened to Danny Torrance after his father tried to kill him in The Shining? Stephen King tackled that very question in his 2013 novel Doctor Sleep — and now, Ewan McGregor is in talks to play Danny in the film version of the story. Read More >>

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Here’s How Steven Spielberg and ILM Recreated That Movie for Ready Player One

Whether you loved or hated Ready Player One, odds are you were still amazed by the second challenge—yes, that scene—even if you were just wondering how the hell even someone like director Steven Spielberg pulled off something so impossible. Now we know. Read More >>

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The Shining’s Hotel Wants You To Design Its Scary New Hedge Maze

You've probably heard of the Stanley Hotel. This century-old landmark in Estes Park, Colorado, is the spooky spot that inspired Stephen King to write The Shining after he and his wife stayed there. Yet Stanley Kubrick didn't actually film his big-screen adaptation at the Stanley Hotel at all – the exterior shots were actually taken at the palatial Timberline Lodge in Oregon. Read More >>

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This Creepy Halloween Ad From Ikea is Just Perfect, Danny

Ikea, in general, is a frightening place, a bizarre isolated world unto itself filled with sad, desperate people. Sometimes I feel like I'll never make it out of that maze alive. That's what makes this ad from Ikea Singapore, promoting its late-night shopping hours, one of the best Halloween ads I've ever seen. Read More >>

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Take a Fascinating Tour Behind the Scenes of The Shining

What was it like working on the set of legendary film director Stanley Kubrick as he adapted The Shining, Stephen King's bestselling horror story, to the silver screen? If these cast and crew interviews from the new documentary Staircases to Nowhere, are any indication, the answer is: pretty dang awesome. Read More >>

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Print Your Own Insane The Shining-Like Manuscript Without Going Crazy

Stanley Kubrick's take on Stephen King's The Shining is all an all-around creepfest. And one of the more unsettling scenes is when the "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" manuscript is finally revealed. Fueled by a slow descent into insanity it took Jack weeks to write, but thanks to the Shine-O-Matic, you can make your own in just a few seconds. Read More >>