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The Shining [Extended Cut] [4K Ultra-HD] [1980] [Blu-ray] [2019]

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In fact, the man who interviewed Jack told him of one caretaker, who lost his mind and turned homicidal, but Jack is intent on being given the position. Wrapping things up is an excellent seven-minute interview with composer Wendy Carlos, where she discusses how she and Kubrick came up with the unforgettable scores for The Shining and A Clockwork Orange - complete with a new ‘circular’ synthesizer she invented just for The Shining.

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With so many other treats to engage you, The Shining’s soundtrack maybe doesn’t get the credit it deserves. In these respects the outstanding transfer of the 4K Blu-ray actually makes the film more powerful, rather than just prettier. It’s also quintessentially Kubrick—a purely cinematic experience—and one that grows in appreciation with each new viewing.Motion Picture Imaging and the color grading was done by Janet Wilson (in both SDR and HDR), with supervision by Kubrick’s longtime assistant Leon Vitali (based on his notes as to the director’s wishes). I listened to the mix last night and while most of the film is fairly front speakers forward, the excellent score by Wendy Carlos has been given an incredible amount of depth. And the added resolution and wider gamut give the image a depth its never had before when viewing at home. But gradually, each member of the family begins to have visions, to exhibit obsessive behaviors, and to lose touch with reality. Subtitles are available in English for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, French, German for the Hearing Impaired, Italian for the Deaf, Dutch, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Norwegian, and Polish.

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Optional subtitles are included during the main feature in a variety of languages -- more than a dozen, actually. Right off the bat, you have to just let go of the fact that Kubrick’s The Shining is not a particularly faithful adaptation of the Stephen King novel upon which its based. This is edited together from two separate sittings by each commentator, so it lacks the bantery feel you might have got if both were in a room together recording their comments. Home Entertainment has announced The Shining, Stanley Kubrick's terrifying 1980 horror masterpiece, will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray and Digital on October 1.

channel mix treads a pretty good balance between updating the original elements without the results feeling obtrusive or lacking in authenticity.

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What begins as nominal – a few piano strokes – turns ever bolder, more orchestral, and finally with a choir when rage consumes Jack. Warner Brothers used the original 35mm film negative to make a true 4K scan with HDR10, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. that's often jaw-dropping in its level of organic quality; a perfect match to The Shining's stunning and frequently hypnotic cinematography. Wendy and Danny play in the snow, while Jack becomes more and more unhinged under the hotel's influence. this new 4K release represents any kind of meaningful upgrade for a film you've owned on at least two previous home video formats.It is haunting, awful and terrifying made all the more real because not a lot really happens, but the dread is palpable. I watched my 'The Shining' 4K Blu Ray for the first time last night, and came to the realisation that in previous years I'd only been watching the European Cut that was shortened down from just under 2 and a half hours. This new 4K remastering is not only highly recommended, it’s an essential release for any serious cinephile. The Shining was shot on 35 mm film, using Arriflex cameras with Zeiss and Cooke spherical lenses, and was finished on film.

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