Jack The Giant Killer
A study of the comparative heights of Jack and Wendy as they appear in scenes together in The Shining. Also an investigation into Jack’s competitive “race” against Wendy for primacy in the Hotel’s power hierarchy. ∆ In their first scene together, Jack and Wendy appear the same height, although Danny has an inch on the both of them. Despite the fact the Jack is driving...
I Always Face East
That is why, perhaps, when I sit at my typewriter I always face East. No backward glances over the shoulder. The orbit over which I am travelling leads me farther and farther away from the dead sun which gave me birth. - Henry Miller, The Cosmological Eye, 1939
Does The Carpet Match The Currans?
∆ Looking into the mystery of Amanda Curran — whether the woman at the Ziegler’s party, the Somerton orgy, and the morgue are the same person, we find Kubrick leading us into that age-old, schoolboy conundrum of “does the carpet matches the curtains?” Redheaded women the world over know this uncomfortable question well — are they real or not? Cruise, faced with...