Originally Posted by CoolCadaver49
On a side note, am I the only one who doesn't particularly like Stanley Kubrick's The Shining? I think reading the book ruined it for me (I loved the book, and I felt that the movie was just way too different).
I read the book first, as well, and I also found it to be superior, purely because we got so much more into the heads of every character, but that is the nature of the medium. If you watch the film again and take it as its own thing, you might enjoy it more. I certainly did.