Another look at The Shining (****): The Old Folks Call It Cabin Fever

The Shining - 1980 Director Stanley KubrickScreenplay Kubrick, Diane Johnson based on the novel by Stephen KingStarring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd, Barry Nelson, Philip Stone, Joe Turkel So much has been written about Kubrick. His relatively sparse directing career is peppered with a higher than usual percentage of films most critics would dub as classics. … Continue reading Another look at The Shining (****): The Old Folks Call It Cabin Fever

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Forgotten Gems: The Bucket List has life spilling over the edges

The Bucket List - 2007 Director Rob Reiner Starring Morgan Freeman, Jack Nicholson, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd, Rob Morrow, Alfonso Freeman Screenplay Justin Zackham Rob Reiner is a remarkable director.  He has a knack for making things simultaneously funny and poignant.  The Bucket List may be his finest work.  Everyone talks about a bucket list since this movie … Continue reading Forgotten Gems: The Bucket List has life spilling over the edges