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The Shining DVD £2.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV
The Shining DVD £2.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV

The Shining DVD £2.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV

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Opening with spectacular aerial shots of a beautiful, mountainous landscape, Stanley Kubrick's horror classic THE SHINING, based on Stephen King's best-selling novel, sucks the viewer into his frightening tale with quiet, relaxing visuals - but the ominous soundtrack warns that all is not right at the gorgeous Overlook Hotel. Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson at his eyebrow-raising best), a Vermont schoolteacher, accepts a job as the winter caretaker of the glorious early-20th-century resort that operates only in warm weather because the snowy roads deny access in the colder months. Jack brings his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), with him, as well as his young son, Danny (Danny Lloyd)--who brings with him a little boy named Tony who lives in his mouth. As the Torrances settle in for the long, lonely months ahead, strange, unexplainable things start occurring in the hotel--and in every scene Jack seems to be growing a little more evil and dangerous...
With superb camerawork (the Steadicam follows the evil through narrow hallways and ornate rooms), extraordinary sound detail (the scene in which Danny rides his Big Wheel across the Overlook's hardwood and carpeted floors is an aural classic), and a terrifying score (based on the work of Bela Bartok), THE SHINING is an unforgettable masterpiece, a psychological supernatural thriller featuring outstanding performances from Nicholson and Duvall--and a cast of dead twin girls and suicidal ax-murdering ghosts, among other bloodcurdling figures.
Special Features
"The Making Of The Shining" Behind The Scenes Making Of Documentary- With Optional Audio Commentary By Vivian Kubrick
Theatrical Trailer
Fullscreen 1.33:1
Dolby Digital 5.1
Languages- English, French
Subtitles- English, English Hard Of Hearing, Italian, Dutch, Arabic, Spanish, German
Region 2/PAL/Colour
Running Time 115 Minutes

13 Comments

The best horror film ever made.

scary film!

Why buy second hand, when you can buy new? ;-)

One very scary movie..................

HEEEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS Johnny :shock:

Great film, HOT diggerdy :thumbsup:

a long film! :P but decent

excellent film

They've got the blu-ray for £9.99 which is also a pretty good price.

Deqy;6476053

a long film! :P but decent



Not as long as the American cut which runs for 144 minutes. ;-)

alcatraz1968;6476898

Not as long as the American cut which runs for 144 minutes. ;-)



144 minutes is about average for a Kubrick film. From Spartacus (1960 & 198 mins) onwards his films got generally quite long. Lolita was 152 mins, Barry Lyndon 184 and Eyes Wide Shut was 159 minutes.

the books much much better

"Gimme the bat"................good movie:thumbsup:

kubrick at his finest.

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