Room 237 is a documentary that presents five people who have spent a great deal of time scrutinizing every frame of Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining for hidden meaning. And oh what hidden meanings they’ve found.
Rodney Ascher's documentary follows Kubrick-obsessed fans as they discuss various conspiracy theories around his iconic film The Shining.
Stanley Kubrick made The Shining more than 30 years ago and people have been obsessing over it since.
It's a big day for a young movie geek when s/he realizes that certain (or even most) movies work on "multiple levels." A 12-year-old film fanatic probably doesn't know what "subtext" means, but a smart kid only has to watch Pink Floyd: The Wall or A Clockwork Orange once or twice before realizing that there's a lot more going on than just the surface-level story.