29 September 2005

All Work and No Play

The late, great Stanley Kubrick was famous for
obsessing over every little detail of his films, including
the advertising and trailers. But even the man behind
Dr. Strangelove and 2001: A Space Odyessy could
screw-up now and then. (*cough* Barry Lyndon)

In hindsight, I think it was wise to abandon Kubrick’s
original idea for The Shining’s teaser trailer. The overall
tone does seem a tad misleading.

Click here to watch.