Or is he just being Jack Nicholson?
This documentary looks at some theories (You decide whether they're crazy or not) about Kubrick's The Shining.
"I was going to spend a year and a half analyzing the carpet patterns and looking at every shot a hundred times."
"A lot of decisions made on the set were about pragmatism: ‘This looks good.'"
He loves it so much that he started a site devoted to the film and helped fund the new documentary Room 237.
Is it really about Native American genocide? Or the faked Apollo moon landing?
A new documentary explores the meanings that obsessive fans of the film have extracted.
It's kind of terrifying.
David Edelstein and Bilge Ebiri got an early look at sixteen films to help you narrow down your choices.
Also buzzy: Common goes dramatic, and Stanley Kubrick conspiracy theories.