Let's see the documentary "Room 237"

Showtime is 7:20 p.m.

 

I'll be in the lobby area for a drink and some conversation at 6:00. 

I'll be at a table with an Evil Dead thermos on it. Stop by and say hello before the movie.

Room 237

USA, 2012, 104 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subject: Documentary

Opens Friday, April 12th in limited theaters


Digital presentation - After the box office failure of Barry Lyndon, Stanley Kubrick decided to embark on a project that might have more commercial appeal. The Shining, Stephen King’s biggest critical and commercial success yet, seemed like a perfect vehicle. After an arduous production, Kubrick’s film received a wide release in the summer of 1980; the reviews were mixed, but the box office, after a slow start, eventually picked up. End of story? Hardly. In the 30 years since the film’s release, a considerable cult of Shining devotees has emerged, fans who claim to have decoded the film’s secret messages addressing everything from the genocide of Native Americans to a range of government conspiracies. Rodney Ascher’s wry and provocative Room 237 fuses fact and fiction through interviews with cultists and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick’s still-controversial classic.

 

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  • Linda

    Sooooo funny!

    April 22, 2013

  • Jeff

    The Impossible Window... the minotaur... the Hitler mustache... faking the moon landing... not to mention sex patterns in the carpeting in the moon room...yep. All of the questions I never knew I needed to know have now been answered. And I fear I'll never be able to see Barry Nelson shaking Jack Nicholson's hand ever again without seeing eroticised paper trays.

    1 · April 14, 2013

    • Jeff

      Yes. Are they a peace pipe? Or a BROKEN peace pipe! :)

      April 15, 2013

    • Linda

      I don't know, but if you're out of work and you think someone's following you, it's time to start drawing maps of a movie set!

      2 · April 15, 2013

  • Dawn

    all the clips from Demons made me want to watch that one again

    1 · April 15, 2013

  • Randy

    Just noticed this at the last minute and would love to attend!

    April 14, 2013

  • Matt

    I will need to bail :(

    April 14, 2013

  • Rick

    Really hate to bail out so late, but I picked up a writing project that needs a super-quick turnaround, so I need to let this one pass. (I just watched The Shining on the big screen last night, too.) :(

    April 14, 2013

  • Dawn

    I have one 3 day pass to Starfest/Horrorfest convention that will go to the first member to find me at the meetup this Sunday who wants it.

    April 11, 2013

    • Rick

      Cool, I'll see you there at 6 a.m.

      April 11, 2013

    • Rick

      Cool, Katy! This meetup just gets better and better!

      April 12, 2013

  • stacy

    I will try to make it. I have another meet up and with the change of time may be running late.

    April 12, 2013

  • Dawn

    if you want to buy your ticket ahead of time
    http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx?id=25475

    April 9, 2013

  • Bill G.

    Sounds insane, but all work and no play...

    March 1, 2013

  • John

    I hope I can make it. I've heard good reviews for this.

    March 1, 2013

  • Dawn

    I love examples of people crazier than me

    1 · March 1, 2013

10 went

  • Dawn +1
    your demon den-mother, Organizer
    Event Host
  • Randy +1
  • Matt
    He Knows Good Cheesy Horror When He Sees It, Co-Organizer
  • Linda
    The Cool Cat
  • Jeff
    Film Historian & Trivia Master, Co-Organizer
  • A former member
    +2 guests

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