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    Watch: Already Visited 'Room 237'? Dive Deep Into The Apollo 11 Theory With Doc 'The Shining Code 2.0'

    Today, Rodney Ascher's "Room 237" arrives in theaters (review here), and it deliver an outrageous serving of theories around Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" that position the masterpiece as anything but a horror film. With the Holocaust, the treatment of Native Americans and sexual abuse among the m...

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    Watch: 'Room 237' Director Rodney Ascher's Short Doc 'S From Hell' About 1964 Screen Gems Logo

    If you thought Rodney Ascher's upcoming "Room 237" was the peak of cinematic obsession, poring over the minutiae of the vast well of conspiracy theories surrounding Stanley Kubrick's beautiful horror movie puzzle box "The Shining," get ready to tumble a bit further down the rabbit hole. A couple of ...

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    'Room 237' Review: Why I Hated, Then Admired 'Shining' Doc

    A funny thing happened on the way to reviewing “Room 237.” When I first watched Rodney Ascher’s documentary about fanatical theories on Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining,” I found it so patience-testing and angering that I had to turn it off at the halfway point. When I watched it a second time, obliga...

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    'Room 237,' Kubrick Fanatics And a Bonus Recommendation

    The rapturous responses to Room 237 that came out of the Sundance Film festival seem wildly overstated, but understandable. This modest, entertaining, and at times visually clever documentary about The Shining -- in which a handful of obsessives decode the signposts to supposedly "true" m...

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    Watch: Trailer for 'Shining' Doc 'Room 237' is Eerily Familiar

    One of the more prominent documentary releases this year, Rodney Ascher's "Room 237," enthralled last year on the festival circuit with its in-depth dissection of Stanley Kubrick's classic, "The Shining." The film covers plenty of nerd conspiracy theory ground, alluding to Native American genocide m...

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    Check Into 'The Shining' Documentary 'Room 237' On March 29th

    Premiering last year at the Sundance Film Festival, and making its way around the world with stops in Cannes, Moscow, Locarno, Deauville, Austin and more, the obsessive documentary “Room 237” finally has an official North American release date. So put your “Apollo 11” sweater...

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    Watch: Spooky Secrets of 'The Shining' Explored in 'Room 237' Trailer (VIDEO)

    The trailer for the film allows its simplicity to haunt and entice Kubrick fanatics and cinephiles alike; acclamation for the film is all that is shown and voiceover snippets from the film are all that is heard, as the viewer is taken on a journey across the darkened floor of the Overlook Hotel -- f...

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