Faithfulness: A “Vision” of Stanley Kubrick’s Last Three Films – by Richmond B. Adams

2018-12-18T08:46:21+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , |

Stanley Kubrick, it appears, has raised many of the same questions through his films as Nathaniel Hawthorne did with his writing. In fact, they seem to share similar psychologically based images despite being separated by 100 years and Kubrick’s use of a medium that Hawthorne never experienced.

Shining (1980) – di Enrico Ghezzi [Il Castoro Cinema]

2018-10-15T16:15:13+01:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Vedere, rivedere, stravedere. Sarà possibile inventare uno «stravedere» come possibile ulteriore significato di «to overlook». In ogni caso, Shining è un film da vedere rivedere stravedere, portando la «stravisione» oltre l’intransitività dello «stravedere (per – qualcuno o qualcosa – )». Ed è un film che stravede il cinema e nel cinema, il futuro negli anni ’80.

FROM DOMESTIC NIGHTMARES TO THE NIGHTMARE OF HISTORY. UNCANNY ERUPTIONS OF VIOLENCE IN KING’S AND KUBRICK’S VERSIONS OF ‘THE SHINING’

2020-05-04T01:23:23+01:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , |

The impact of past violence on the present is examined in the novel and film versions of The Shining. John Lutz’s essay pinpoints in these works three interrelated elements of what Freud called the “uncanny”—the domestic abuse story, “the postcolonial narrative of American expansion at the expense of nonwhite victims, and the desire for power and control that underlies commodification and the social hierarchies that reinforce it.”

DIANE JOHNSON: WRITING ‘THE SHINING’

2020-05-26T12:52:38+01:00January 8th, 2018|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , |

We each began by deconstructing King’s novel separately, reducing it to essential scenes, comparing our lists of scenes, and winnowing them down to a hundred or so. I tore bits of exposition and dialogue out of a paper­back copy of the novel and put them in little envelopes on which were written “# 1 The Arrival,” and so on.

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