From October 24 to October 31. L’Ipéen & The Charlottetown Film Society will host a series of Halloween/horror films
Here’s the 1st film that we selected to show in this series:
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
”Kubrick understands how he has to manipulate his audiences in this genre. He doesn’t mess about with obvious exposition, he gives the audience more questions than we’ll ever have answers for. For a long time he doesn’t try to answer whether Jack is crazy or whether the hotel is truly haunted. It only chooses what is what when the horror travels from the psychological to the physical in the final act.
This is, simply put, one of the best horror films ever made, being a perfect representative of both the genre and the medium. ” Masters Of Cinema