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We’ve all seen The Shining, if you haven’t, you should go and watch it now. Stanley Kubrick’s movie is full of iconic moments that have been replayed, reimagined and analysed hundred upon hundreds of times. It’s amazing really. This video by Cinema Tyler takes a look at the writing process to see how we ended up with such a masterpiece of cinema.

This video focuses on the storytelling perspective of The Shining. What was it like to collaborate with Kubrick on this screenplay? How did the movie wind up so different than Stephen King’s original novel? How close did they stick to the screenplay during production? What were Kubrick’s thoughts on horror?

Source: Cinema Tyler