The Shining (1980) 40th Anniversary presented by TCM

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Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Cast

  • Jack Nicholson
  • Shelley Duvall
  • Danny Lloyd
  • Scatman Crothers
  • Barry Nelson
  • Philip Stone
  • Joseph Turkel
  • Anne Jackson
  • Tony Burton
  • Lia Beldam

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Metacritic

100

But there is no way, within the film, to be sure with any confidence exactly what happens, or precisely how, or really why. Kubrick delivers this uncertainty in a film where the actors themselves vibrate with unease.

Metacritic review by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
88

The Shining is terrifying for what it doesn’t do.

Josh Larsen
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