Shining, The: Debuts at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights
Shining, The Film Details
Director: Stanley Kurbick
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Drama, Horror
Running Time: 2 Hours, 26 Minutes
Signing a contract, Jack Torrance, a normal writer and former teacher agrees to take care of a hotel which has a long, violent past that puts everyone in the hotel in a nervous situation. While Jack slowly gets more violent and angry of his life, his son, Danny, tries to use a special talent, the “Shining”, to inform the people outside about whatever that is going on in the hotel.
The Shining is making it’s debut at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights. The iconic Drama, Horror feature was released in 1980. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Co-written by Diane Johnson. Based on the original novel by Stephen King.
For the first time ever, The Shining will bring unspeakable terror to Halloween Horror Nights. Terrifying new mazes will open at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort beginning this September.
The twisted minds of the nation’s most intense Halloween event will recreate every gruesome moment. The maze features the same paranormal hauntings seen in the film. Each attraction is brought to life in original and disturbing detail.
The Shining maze at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights will provide guests with a unique opportunity to relive the film’s most iconic moments. While venturing through the eerie Overlook Hotel guests will delve into the hotel’s tragic history. Murder, madness, and caretaker Jack Torrance’s spiraling descent into insanity is the theme.
Nightmarish visions will come to life in this macabre maze overwhelming guests. The “shine” from murderous entities lurk around every turn – all while trying to escape the wrath of Jack Torrance as he succumbs to the hotel’s paranormal forces.
For more information, visit Halloween Horror Nights.
The Halloween Horror Nights teaser trailer for The Shining event is intense. You take on a glimpse of some of the terrifying scenes in Kubrick’s film. This adds to the shock and excitement of the guests that walk through the haunt. The Shining is always regarded as a timeless icon, a masterpiece from the mind of Stephen King. Kubrick, a cinematic legend himself, has done a superb job in bringing King’s story to life on the big screen. Till this day, the film holds it’s psychological terrifying hold on audiences.