Articles Posted in the " The Shining " Category


  • Top 10 storms in film

    The UK has just been hit by the world’s least impressive storm, and it’s got us thinking about some tempests that actually delivered on their promises. And, obviously, they’re all in films – why is real life never as good?


  • Top 10 films that need more One Direction

    The One Direction film – otherwise known as One Direction: This Is Us – is officially out in cinemas! Directed by Morgan ‘Supersize Me’ Spurlock and charting the boys’ meteoric rise to fame from their humble beginnings as mere children, the film looks set to break box office records and the hearts of perma-sobbing tweens everywhere.



  • Top 10 snow day tips from the movies

    WINTER IS COMING… BACK. And, with it, comes all of that bloody snow we were all so excited about a few months ago. If you’re looking for tips on how to deal with those nasty little flakes of ice, look no further. Best For Film have compiled a list of the top 10 snow day tipes from the movies of all time. Snow joke…


  • Top 10 improvised lines in films

    Some days it feels like every ruddy actor out there is getting on set and making shit up. With all of the apocryphal stories about improvised lines and made up scenes you begin to wonder why Hollywood still needs screenwriters at all. Normally these tales are 100% bull. And no matter how many times Dustin Hoffman says he made up the “I’m walking here!” line we all know that he really didn’t. Every now and then though something comes along that just feels real. So here are the best, non-surgically enhanced wowza lines in cinema history. (Hello Boys! Yeah, they’re real.)


  • Room 237

    Coinciding with this Friday’s release of the extended US cut of The Shining, Room 237 delves into the puzzles, patterns and riddles found in Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece. By turns insightful, hilarious and (literally) out of this world, Rodney Ascher’s documentary is a cinephile’s dream. Or nightmare, depending on how deep you’re willing to dig.


  • Friday Drinking game #63 – Stanley Kubrick

    In honour of the release of The Shining conspiracy flick Room 237 and next week’s extended US cut of the seminal horror, Stanley Kubrick gets his masterpieces soaked in a flood of warm cut-price plonk. It’s Friday, so give your weekend the box-set treatment and annoy some friends with your best HAL 9000 impression: “I’m afraid I can’t let you drink that.” Classic.