It's refreshing to see a film that is so genuinely scary yet doesn't rely on gore to convey this.
The power, as is usually the case with him, is in Kubricks ability to create an experience that manipulates the viewer visually, audibly and more importantly mentally. The combination is something incredibly powerful.
Things to look out for:
- The scene on the stairs with Nicholson and Duvall was shot 127 times, the most in history.
- It was one of…