- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Sat, Jun 20 2015 03:08:327. Torrance, if you think about it, is quite a bit like the Coyote. Full of schemes, thinks he's smarter than he is, hapless, foiled in end.
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Sat, Jun 20 2015 03:14:5212. Critics like Pauline Kael complained that characters in Kubrick's movies -- like Nicholson's Torrance were too hammy, too cartoony.
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Sat, Jun 20 2015 03:17:0013. With Kubrick always best to assume he knew what he was doing. If he elicited cartoony performances, it was because he's making cartoons
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Sat, Jun 20 2015 03:28:2121. The precision of Kubrick's movies explains the informational density he was able to achieve and why they improve on repeated viewings.
- — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet)Sat, Jun 20 2015 03:31:0223. There are, that I know of, at least 3 major conspiracy theories about Kubrick: I) IBM coded into HAL in 2001 II) moon landing in Shining
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