An exploration into the numerous theories regarding the subtexts within Stanley Kubrick's phenomenal horror THE SHINING. The original film may be over 30 years old, but it continues to inspire debate, speculation and mystery.
A celebration of Kubrick, The Shining and the thrill of watching, analyzing and loving film ***** - Empire
Rodney Ascher's hugely enjoyable docu-collage of Shining theories embraces ambiguity but proves Kubrick's deep chiller is worth the revisits **** - Total Film
Room 237 is a hilarious, terrifying and exhausting journey into the minds of people who think they've decoded Kubrick's The Shining **** - Q Magazine
**** - Little White Lies
Neither this film, nor any view or opinion expressed in it, nor the context in which film footage and images are used, is approved or endorsed by, or is any way associated with, the Kubrick 1981 Trust, Stanley Kubrick's family, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., or anyone else connected with the making of the motion picture The Shining ('The Shining Filmmakers'). The views and opinions expressed in this documentary film are solely those of the commentators in it and do not reflect the views of Stanley Kubrick or The Shining Filmmakers.