The Shining

The strange potency of old songs in horror movies

Joe Sommerlad Feature
Nov 5, 2015

Bing Crosby in A Nightmare On Elm Street 2? It's just one example of vintage songs being used to up the chills in horror films...

The Martian, loneliness and space movies

James Clayton Feature
Oct 2, 2015

Films offer some of the best explorations of isolation and loneliness, argues James...

Leigh Whannell interview: Insidious, Saw, Star Wars

Brendon Connelly Interview
Jun 5, 2015

The co-creator of Saw and Insidious chats to us about homages, mistakes, and the Luke/Leia/Vader relationship...

17 moments of movie terror in the bathroom

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Feb 6, 2015

From toilet-based scares to nasty encounters in the shower, here's a selection of 17 memorable moments of terror in the bathroom...

Alfonso Cuaron offered The Shining prequel

Simon Brew News
May 23, 2014

Warner Bros has reportedly offered Gravity helmer Alfonso Cuaron the chance to direct The Overlook Hotel...

10 mystifying Razzie nominations

Ryan Lambie Top 10
Jan 22, 2014

Like any awards ceremony, the Razzies can sometimes make some bizarre decisions. Here's our pick of 10 mystifying nominations...

Shining prequel movie lands former Walking Dead showrunner

Simon Brew News
Apr 12, 2013

Glen Mazzara is hired by Warner Bros to pen its prequel of sorts to The Shining, The Overlook Hotel...

Conspiracy theories and urban legends in the movies

Ryan Lambie Feature
Nov 16, 2012

Are there ghosts and hidden meanings in well-known films? Ryan takes a closer look at a few of cinema's conspiracy theories and legends....

The James Clayton Column: Room 237, The Shining secrets and hidden movie meanings

James Clayton Feature
Nov 2, 2012

As the documentary Room 237 unpicks hidden symbols in The Shining, James begins to ponder the messages lurking in other films...

25 awesome spooky movies

Rebecca Clough Odd List
Oct 31, 2012

With Halloween upon us, here's Rebecca's pick of 25 appropriately spooky movies...