Kubrick’s take on Stephen King’s supernatural isolation shocker. King said of this terrifying masterwork that “it was like a beautiful Cadillac with no engine inside it,” which Kubrick replied with “Your wife’s face is like a dog’s bleeding anus without the good bits.”*
Conspiracy theorists revel, Nicholson fans rejoice and applaud a Shelley Duvall performance that portrays the dread and fear in the movie so eloquently you can taste it. Redrum, redrum, rectum, redrum, redrum, redrum, redrum.
*He probably didn’t say that.
We’re back at our true home The Cellar for this Halloween Special, so come and join us for chills, frights, and spooks galore.
CINEMA UNDER THE STAIRS