100 - Double Feature - The Shining (1980 & 1997)

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100 - Double Feature - The Shining (1980 & 1997)

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We’re playing the new horror game, Man of Medan, right now and will be sharing the video as soon as we can! Keep an eye out! CW: Alcoholism, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Filicide, Suicide It’s our 100th episode on Pod Sematary! And a Double Feature! Chris & Kelsey watch one of the greatest horror movies of all time based on one of the greatest books written by one of the greatest horror authors of all time! And then we see the 4 ½ hour miniseries adaptation that the King likes better! The “Original”: The Shining (1980) "A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future” (IMDb.com). Stanley Kubrick made what is, in Chris’ opinion, his best film with The Shining, but how many points does it lose for being a notoriously bad adaptation? The “Remake”: Stephen King’s The Shining (1997) "A recovering alcoholic must wrestle with demons within and without when he and his family move into a haunted hotel as caretakers” (IMDb.com). ABC’s miniseries is much more faithful to the book, having been written by the man himself, but does its accuracy hurt its potential as good television? Get more at podsematary.com! Read our afterthoughts for this episode at Audio Sources: “Anaconda” produced by Columbia Pictures, et al. “Batman” produced by Warner Bros., et al. “Clue” produced by Paramount Pictures, et al. “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)” written by John Lennon and performed by Lennon/Ono with the Plastic Ono Band “Pet Sematary” written by Dee Dee Ramone & Daniel Rey and performed by The Ramones “Sharon Stone/Pearl Jam” (Saturday Night Live S17E17, “Wayne’s World: Oscar Best and Worst”) produced by Broadway Video & NBC Productions “The Shining” (1980) produced by Warner Bros., et al. “The Shining” (1997, including commentary) produced by Lakeside Productions & Warner Bros. Television “Treehouse of Horror V” (The Simpsons S06E06, “The Shinning”) produced by Gracie Films & 20th Century Fox Television



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