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Watch: Already Visited 'Room 237'? Dive Deep Into The Apollo 11 Theory With Doc 'The Shining Code 2.0'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 29, 2013 11:42 AM
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Today, Rodney Ascher's "Room 237" arrives in theaters (review here), and it deliver an outrageous serving of theories around Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" that position the masterpiece as anything but a horror film. With the Holocaust, the treatment of Native Americans and sexual abuse among the many topics discussed as the "real" meaning behind the movie, one other popular interpretation is that the "The Shining" is Kubrick's confession of sorts that he was involved with faking the moon landing. It's far fetched to say the least, but if you really want to dig deep into that notion, well, you certainly can.

Watch: 'Room 237' Director Rodney Ascher's Short Doc 'S From Hell' About 1964 Screen Gems Logo

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 28, 2013 1:01 PM
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If you thought Rodney Ascher's upcoming "Room 237" was the peak of cinematic obsession, poring over the minutiae of the vast well of conspiracy theories surrounding Stanley Kubrick's beautiful horror movie puzzle box "The Shining," get ready to tumble a bit further down the rabbit hole. A couple of years ago, Ascher got a bit of practice at peering way too closely at another cinematic oddity -- the old school Screen Gems logo.

Check Into 'The Shining' Documentary 'Room 237' On March 29th

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • January 25, 2013 12:34 PM
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Premiering last year at the Sundance Film Festival, and making its way around the world with stops in Cannes, Moscow, Locarno, Deauville, Austin and more, the obsessive documentary “Room 237” finally has an official North American release date. So put your “Apollo 11” sweater on and get your calendar ready.

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