The cinematography in the shining is used to make the audience feel uncomfortable and claustrophobic symmetry and patterns are constantly used, from the twins, the corridors, even the bedroom. A visit to the historic hotel that spawned the shining the stanley hotel scott dressel-martin share tweet reddit while the the shining is a work of fiction, it was inspired by a very. The shining is a 1980 horror film produced and directed by stanley kubrick and co-written with novelist diane johnson the film is based on stephen king's 1977 novel of the same name the film is based on stephen king's 1977 novel of the same name. Stanley kubrick used oregon's timberline lodge for the exterior shots of the shining's overlook hotel he filmed the interior scenes in england but the original inspiration for the famed. The shining has what has to be the most terrifying arrangement of music ever put in a filmyet (besides the electronic music composed by wendy carlos based on berlioz's dies irae) none of it was ever written for the cinema.
Discover kubrick's the shining filming locations in oregon, california, colorado and montana go look out for johnny in the overlook hotel if you dare. The shining: review and analysis posted on may 25, 2013 by carl 21 comments stanley kubrick remains one of america's strongest filmmakers - best known for classics such as 2001: a space odyssey and a clockwork orange , kubrick works across genres and his movies come with impeccable directing, atmosphere and a sense of intelligence. Kubrick's shining the shining is a horror movie only in the sense that all kubrick's mature work has been horror movies—films that constitute a swiftian. The shining is a 1980 pyschological horror film directed by filmmaker stanley kubrick, and based on the 1977 stephen king book of the same title jack torrance (jack nicholson) arrives at the overlook hotel to interview for the open position of winter caretaker.
Emmanuel lubezki is one of hollywood's most innovative and celebrated cinematographers and this week he has a chance at his first oscar win for the cinematography on the film gravity here he. The shining faq is a scholarly examination of the themes and meanings of stanley kubrick's epic horror film with first-hand contributions from one of its editors, gordon stainforth. The shining - posted in lighting: dear forum, stanley kubrick is a director whom i have admired for as long as i can recall his innovations to filmmaking are innumerable and in his wake has inspired several contingents of new filmmakers to push the limits in terms of conventions. The shining is an excellent horror film based off of a steven king novel john alcott, the cinematographer for the shining, used shots to make the audience feel uncomfortable and claustrophobic, adding to the chilling and trapped vibe the movie has.
The shining (1980) the shining was released on may 23rd, 1980 filming locations include mt hood, or glacier national park, mt and elstree studios in london,. The shining, stanley kubrick's indelible take on both the horror genre and the popular fiction of stephen king, is both a radical distillation of its source novel's densely stuffed ghosts-and-gore imagery as well as a conflation of its hidden central theme of the true-life horrors of domestic. Stanley kubrick (/ ˈ k uː b r ɪ k / july 26, 1928 - march 7, 1999) was an american film director, screenwriter, and producer he is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history.
The shining is a brilliant film, and it's a scary film, and those two things are for the same reason the clever fellows at wisecrack have made a video about the intriguing cinematography of the. If you didn't know this, you would think that this is a shot from another horror film the black and white, as well as the way kubrick is looking through his viewfinder, gives this image a sense of doom even though it is just a behind-the-scenes photo from the filming of the shining. Film analysis: the shining essay - 1980 warner bros directed by stanley kubrick music by wendy carlos and rcachel elkind cinematography by john alcott.
Stanley kubrick was a well-known director, producer, writer and cinematographer his films comprised of unique, qualitative scenes that are still memorable but one iconic film in his collection of work is the shining. With thanks to mark for making this available from: american cinematographer title: the steadicam and the shining - garrett brown to date it cannot be said with complete conviction that the steadicam has revolutionized the way films are shot. Innovations in filming or lighting or camera techniques-the shining was one of the earliest films to use a then-new invention, the steadicam it was used heavily in.