Watched The Shining

I recently watched The Shining with my son. It's a basic story of human madness but, having not seen it for over 20 years, I can now appreciate the many sublayers to the story. It's a very complex and subtle tale, beneath the facade of family and winter and The Overlook Hotel. Of course, the scene that sticks out like a torch is this one, of a man in a dog costume (often coconfused as a bear costume) that is not in sync with any other part of the film. It is, I read online, described in the Stephen King masterwork, and thus included in the film, without the backstory of the book. In the film, then, it comes off as an unexplained strage scene, as you see below. A fine Kubrick film. Recommended.

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