Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Shining

This time last year I was holed up on my own for a week with only a bottle of Jack Daniels and a copy of The Shining for company.

Not a wise move. Stanley Kubrick's horror masterpiece may well be one of the finest cinematic experiences of all time (ideally viewed alongside 2001: A Space Odyssey), but watching it in a loop when you are already half-crazed with grief over the loss of your child is just a recipe for disaster.

And so it was; but rather than dwell on that, I invite you instead to enjoy this rather excellent spoof trailer:

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