October 22, 2017

Was Pennywise the Real Villain in 'The Shining'?

Turns out that Kubrick using hidden imagery to hint at a fake moon landing isn’t the craziest theory surrounding “The Shining.”

Let me preface this article with the following statement: I am obsessed with the 2017 remake of It. The made-for-TV movie scared the ever-loving shit out of me as a kid (okay, as a teenager, too…okay, I’m still age-inappropriately terrified of Tim Curry’s Pennywise), so walking into the theater on the opening night of Andrés Muschietti’s film, I wanted to be as mentally prepared for the horrors that were about to befall me. After surviving (barely), I became entirely engrossed in the lore of Stephen King’s original story. I had not only went to see the film three times in three consecutive days, but I had watched every dag-blasted trailer, sneak peek, movie review, and film theory on the internet in hopes of better understanding what on earth had bewitched me so.

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Source: NoFilmSchool