01.06.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Wes Anderson’s The Shining aka The Grand Overlook Hotel

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The Grand Overlook Hotel was born when director Steven Ramsden noticed many similarities in the way Wes Anderson and Stanley Kubrick frame their shots. Enjoy this brilliantly edited clip that splices together scenes from The Shining and The Grand Budapest Hotel into one.

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07.07.08 by Jeff

Kubrick painstakingly re-created!

This is hands down the best ad I have seen in a loooooong time. Channel 4 re-created the sets from The Shining in an effort to promote a season of 10 Kubrick films to be broadcast on More 4 starting July 15. But they didn’t just re-create the sets, they found lookalikes of the cast and the crew, shot it with a 25mm Cooke lens (one of Kubrick’s favourite lenses), and most of the equipment you see was actually used in the original production!

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