Behind the Scenes Look at the Horror Classic "The Shining"

Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is a classic psychological horror film that left a huge impact on pop culture and continues to be recognized to this day. The cinematic masterpiece, whose influence on future media is undeniable, includes cult favorites from the creepy twin girls to memorable phrases like “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Now, over thirty years since its release, we take a look back at what the set of the film was like.

Browsing through numerous behind the scenes photos, the dark and eerie veil of the movie is lifted. What was once a nightmare shrouded in mystery is suddenly a very normal scene of people working together to create something worth checking out. Of course, the people, though in ordinary and relaxed demeanors, are megastars like Jack Nicholson, the legendary Stanley Kubrick, and cult favorites like Shelley Duvall.

Many more images can be found over on The Overlook Hotel, a blog run by director Lee Unkrich that's dedicated to the film.

via [Juxtapoz]


Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at major TV, film, and publishing companies as well as other independent media businesses. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies, reading, crafting, drawing, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.
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