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The Shining (2012 panel debate)
The Shining (2012 panel debate)

The Shining (2012 panel debate) 2014


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The Shining (2012 panel debate) 2014

United Kingdom

Though Kubrick’s foray into horror was met with a bemusement, and even dismissed by some as a failure, its status changed. Now it's seen as a masterpiece for resisting, twisting and ultimately transcending its conventions. In short, Kubrick showed us what horror can achieve. In this session an expert panel debate what makes this complex film so intriguing for critics, filmmakers and audiences.


Ben Wheatley

Kim Newman


Inside Film Non-Fiction




United Kingdom



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British Film Institute

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