Room 237 Reviews
Ultimately, for serious Kubrick fans, I wouldn't waste the time. This movie offers little validating evidence of any "hidden meanings", as the theories tailspin into a dark hole of obscurity.
The disclaimer--"Neither this film, nor any view or opinion expressed in it, NOR the context in which film footage and images are used, is approved or endorsed by, or is in any way associated with...Stanley Kubrick's family...or anyone else connected with the making of ['The Shining']"--succinctly states it all.
But, I'm a huge fan of the original film, so I went with this collection of obsessed-fan-interpretations of Kubrick's horror masterpiece. Like many of the best lunatic conspiracy theories, there's almost enough in the different versions to make you believe, if only for a moment. And then you come to your senses and laugh at their sheer mental-ness! And remind yourself just how great The Shining is...