5Quadrant: Can’t Jack Torrance Just Be a Bad Dad? 5Quadrant: Can’t Jack Torrance Just Be a Bad Dad?
For decades, average viewers and critics alike have been trying to assign an objective meaning to the complex elements Stanley Kubrick left throughout The... 5Quadrant: Can’t Jack Torrance Just Be a Bad Dad?
 For decades, average viewers and critics alike have been trying to assign an objective meaning to the complex elements Stanley Kubrick left throughout The Shining. There is even an entire documentary about some of the most elaborate conspiracy theories called Room 237. This week, contributors Stefan and Abe dive into man’s search for meaning in a Kubrick horror movie and wonder if it’s really worth the effort.

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  • I_am_better

    Minutes? That’s a really weird measuring of streams

  • Will give this a listen. Barry Lyndon? Nah, I’m content with A Clockwork Orange instead.😎

  • This American Zissou

    It gives other measurements but that’s the first one that comes up.

  • I_am_better

    Just makes me think that “is the publics attention span really THAT low, that they have to measure streaming by minutes?”

  • I_am_better

    It would probably be a good idea to check up on Will

  • I_am_better

    Ouija Deux

  • I_am_better

    The Shining is a cautionary tale:

    “See? That’s what happens when a bunch of people spend a winter isolated in the mountains without an Internet-connection”

  • I_am_better
  • This American Zissou

    Haha yes I agree. Not really a confidence booster when you see someone watched 20 minutes today and quit.