|release date||May 23 1980|
|starring||Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd|
|tagline||A Masterpiece Of Modern Horror|
SynopsisJack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) gets a job as the custodian of the Overlook Hotel, in the mountains of Colorado. The place is closed down during winter, and Torrance and his family will be the only occupants of the hotel for a long while. When the snow storms block the Torrance family in the hotel, Jack's son Danny - who has some clairvoyance and telepathy powers - discovers that the hotel is haunted and that the spirits are slowly driving Jack crazy. When Jack meets the ghost of Mr. Grady, the former custodian of the hotel who murdered his wife and his two daughters, things begin to get really nasty...
I have never been a huge fan of this movie directed by Stanley Kubrick nor of anything based on a Stephen King novel. But after numerous Film classes I have grown to respect this movie highly. …Read More