Stanley Hotel, you're doing it wrong.

  • New to the board or trying to figure out how something works here? Check out the User Guide.
  • New 2019 Hours: The message board is closed between the hours of 4pm ET Thursday and 8:30am ET Tuesday.

    As always, the Board will be open to read and those who have those privileges can still send private messages and post to Profiles.

Officious Little Prick

Well-Known Member
Aug 28, 2014
Broken Arrow, OK
Stanley Hotel Wants You to Design Its New The Shining Maze

So the Stanley Hotel, which was the inspiration behind King's book THE SHINING, and was featured on-screen in the problematic '90s miniseries, wants to commission construction of a hedge maze, which can be found nowhere in the novel this hotel inspired, and was instead invented by Stanley Kubrick for his movie version of THE SHINING, which uses the Timberline Hotel, not the Stanley, in its exterior shots.



Well-Known Member
Mar 30, 2011
The Maze is so cool in the film....its iconic... and its really creepy when Jack is looking at the model version in the hotel and he sees Wendy and Danny walking through the centre of the maze....also Jacks "blank stare" sends shivers down my spine....the creepy eerie music in the film is scary and adds to the dark atmosphere of the film...
The Institute - Coming September 10th, 2019 IT - Now Available in Trade Paperback! Flight or Fright - Now Available in Trade Paperback! The Outsider - Now Available in Trade Paperback!