This Video Might Be the Most In-Depth Exploration Into the Making of Kubrick's 'The Shining' « No Film School This is an interesting article by Justin Marrow from No Film School. I haven't watched the documentaries yet. But I have seen the film several times. Why are most people critical of Kubrick's adaptation of The Shining? To me, it is a beautiful film with contemplative scenes that show Torrance's insanity slowly progressing. Setting details are a focal point and the audience sees the story. I want to explore this style of storytelling.