The Shining: Kubrick transforms King’s novel into a uncanny narrative of American colonialism.

"The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living." -Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte In Stanley Kubrick: A Biography, Vincent Lobrutto tells us that Kubrick’s intention with The Shining was not to simply let King ‘adapt his own novel’ but rather to make the… Continue reading The Shining: Kubrick transforms King’s novel into a uncanny narrative of American colonialism.