Stepping into the shoes of Kubrick’s film is an intimidating proposition, as rightly or wrongly, the 1980 film is a hugely visually iconic part of cinema history, making one wonder how any further re-adaptation could do anything but pale in comparison. However, we’ve found that though the miniseries may be comparatively lacking from a style perspective, in terms of characterisation, performances and channeling the spirit of the novel, the first part of the ’97 miniseries has a lot to offer.
Let’s get to it, shall we?
'The Shining' (1997) commentary
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