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    Rumor: Alfonso Cuaron Offered 'The Shining' Prequel 'The Overlook Hotel'

    After the smash, Oscar winning success of the completely original sci-fi thrill ride "Gravity," Warner Bros. wants to work with director Alfonso Cuaron again — but only on established properties. At least that's what the rumor mill is saying. Earlier this week, word surfaced that Cuaron was in talks...

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    Watch: 70 Famous Films Get Sweded In 10 Minutes

    Oh hey, remember sweding? Basically, it refers to (intentionally) low-budget recreations of movies, first brought to major light in Michel Gondry's "Be Kind Rewind," though managing to take on a life of its own and arguably becoming more popular than that movie itself. Anyway, it seems the activity ...

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    Stanley Kubrick's Producer Jan Harlan Says 'The Shining' Doc 'Room 237' Is "Idiotic"

    Within the walls of The Playlist, we don't always agree on everything. While I found Rodney Ascher's "Room 237" to be a pretty terrific, fascinating and funny look at the wild ways Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" has inspired tin foil hat types, others don't agree. Around the office, another colleag...

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    Stanley Kubrick's Longtime Producer Trashes 'Room 237' and Lists 'Eyes Wide Shut' As His Favorite Kubrick Film

    Jan Harlan sat down with Indiewire at the Bermuda International Film Festival to talk his favorite Kubrick film...and his not-so-favorite documentary.

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    Scrubbed: Watch 'The Shining' Without Delbert Grady & 'Fight Club' Minus Tyler Durden

    What's the difference between delusion and reality? That depends on who you're talking to, but if who you're talking to is a figment of your imagination, a hallucination or not altogether real at all, you may have a problem. And these two videos highlight that fact in some fun ways.

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    David Cronenberg Says Stanley Kubrick Didn't Understand Horror And That 'The Shining' Is Not "A Great Film"

    For whatever reason, Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" has been a bit more scrutinized than usual in 2013. The documentary "Room 237" dredged up all sorts of fanciful, conspiratorial theories about the director's supposedly "true" intentions behind the film, while Stephen King—promoting his novel sequ...

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    Watch Guillermo del Toro's New Mini-film: The Simpsons 'Treehouse of Horror' Opener

    Whether or not you're a devoted Simpsons fan, you'll want to catch this opener to Sunday's annual Halloween 'Treehouse of Horror' episode, gleefully and lovingly directed by the great Guillermo del Toro.

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    Stephen King Says Wendy In Kubrick's 'The Shining' Is "One Of The Most Misogynistic Characters Ever Put On Film"

    Ever since its release in 1980, Stephen King has shared his displeasure about Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of "The Shining," and even went so far as to executive produce and write a 1997 TV mini-series version of his story. Anyway, 36 years later after his novel was first published, King is deliveri...

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    Happy Father’s Day: 5 Of The Worst Movie Dads

    Yes, we love our moms and dads, but lets face it, over the years, cinema has amassed a pretty unforgettable batch of wicked and awful parents. And so, it’s become somewhat of a Playlist tradition of late to examine and look at some of the more memorably monstrous ones (you can see our Mother’s Day f...

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    Watch: 55-Minute Oral History Of Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'

    Just how enduring has the legacy of Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" been? More than thirty years after it was made, we're still talking about, and it's not just because of Rodney Ascher's excellent documentary "Room 237." In the past while, we've seen: a prequel start developing at Warner Bros.; ano...

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