Finally, director Rodney Ascher has brought us an in-depth documentary on the making and history behind Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece THE SHINING. With any luck, we’ll finally get to find out all the details behind the making of a film that not only faced difficulties in the making but was considered somewhat cursed as well. Regardless, THE SHINING is an amazing work of art with many mysteries and secrets, and a documentary on the making of the film and its hidden meanings has been a long time coming. Be sure to check out the trailer after the break.


A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick’s film The Shining. The film may be over 30 years old but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice over, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments. Together they’ll draw the audience into a new maze, one with endless detours and dead ends, many ways in, but no way out.”

The film is set for a release under the IFC Midnight label. And be sure to check out the Official Site.

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