Room 237: documentary about The Shining

By David Pescovitz / Posted on May 12, 2017

Room 237 is my old friend Rodney Ascher’s curious new documentary about the hidden (imagined?) meanings and metaphors in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. It premiers today at the Sundance Film Festival! Above is a short video about the score to Room 237. As the vocoder-esque narration says, “Kubrick’s film was scored in large part with pre existing classical recordings, but the score for Room 237 has taken as its inspiration the elegant but quirky film music that accompanied low budget horror movies in the 1970s.”

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