Why Stephen King's complaints about The Shining actually have a point

Stephen King has made no secret of his dislike for Stanley Kubrick's acclaimed film adaptation of his novel The Shining, and this is usually seen as evidence that King is a control freak who can't appreciate Kubrick's genius. But a brilliant new essay by Laura Miller argues that King actually has a point. » 10/02/13 3:20pm 10/02/13 3:20pm

12 Movies That Filmed Happy Endings You Never Saw

Everybody likes a happy ending... right? Actually, no. Sometimes a happy ending is the absolute wrong thing for a movie, because it throws away everything the film-makers worked to build up throughout the film. Sometimes, a movie has to end with fire, tears or blood. Here are 12 movies that had happy endings, but… » 5/08/13 10:04am 5/08/13 10:04am

Blood is the new black at this deranged horror-themed fashion show

Amongst all of the fashions debuting on the runways of New York fashion week, The Blonds' 2013 fall line was especially Psycho. It was also a bit of The Shining and more than a dash of asylum-chic. It was a fun, if utterly demented show, complete with shower stabbing patterns, a bloody PVC raincoat, and a fur… » 2/16/13 2:00pm 2/16/13 2:00pm

Script pages from The Shining reveal the ending Kubrick had destroyed

The original cut of The Shining contained a short scene after Jack Torrance found himself stuck in the snow featuring Wendy and Danny in the aftermath of their night of terror. But a week after the film's release, director Stanley Kubrick ordered the scene to be cut from all prints of the film and sent back to Warner… » 1/26/13 4:00pm 1/26/13 4:00pm

Hat inspired by The Shining's Overlook Hotel is the perfect way to show …

Has being cooped up by the cold, snow, and rain left you feeling like a dull boy or girl? Have you started chatting with phantom bartenders? Are you harboring homicidal feelings toward your loved ones? If so, next time you venture outside, don this cap, inspired by the garish carpet at the Overlook Hotel in Stanley… » 12/02/12 8:00am 12/02/12 8:00am

10 Novels That Are Scarier Than Most Horror Movies

You can't do jump-scares in a book. There's no computerized special effects, or actors covered with gruesome makeup and KY jelly. You can always put a book down for a few days. And yet, the creepy prose of horror's greatest writers has the power to hold you trapped in a spell of terror that no film crew can match. » 10/25/12 10:12am 10/25/12 10:12am