Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Looking back on ‘The Shining’

By Nathan Frontiero

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies

Stanley Kubrick produced a masterwork of suspense, escalation and visceral horror in his adaptation of Stephen King’s third novel. There’s so much about “The Shining” that has transcended both the horror genre and broader pop ...

“Room 237” an examination of Kubrick masterpiece “The Shining”

By Jonathan Smith

April 16, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

As part of Amherst Cinema’s on-going “Books into Film” series, there will be a one-time showing of the horror classic “The Shining,” originally adapted from Stephen King’s best seller of the same name, on Apri...

Stanley Kubrick was an iconographic king

By Soren Hough

March 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

An elevator door opens to reveal a river of blood. A bone tossed into the sky by a monkey becomes a space station. A young “droog”  kicks and beats an old man to the tune of “Singin’ in the Rain.” A crazed aircraft commander rides a nuclear bomb like a rodeo cowboy. An over-the...

Six chilling flicks

By Garth Brody

January 22, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living

The holidays have come and gone, and with them go the last vestiges of seasonal sentimentality. We’ve reached the cruel heart of winter, that interminable stretch between now and April during which Mother Nature treats us to...