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Room 237 opens Friday at The Art

For those of you who love Stanley Kubrick’s brilliant film The Shining (and if you don’t, WTF?), you have just cause to celebrate this weekend at the Art. The mind-bending documentary Room 237, an examination of the deep and detailed layers of meaning in Kubrick’s movie, will be opening Friday the 26th for a limited engagement.

Per the Art’s website:

Many movies lend themselves to dramatic interpretations, but none as rich and far ranging as The Shining. In Room 237, we hear from people who have developed far-reaching theories and believe they have decoded the hidden symbols and buried messages. Room 237 is equal parts captivating, provocative and pure pleasure. Plays with a 35mm print of The Shining.

See the doc by itself or paired with its scary inspiration, and enjoy wrapping your brain around it.

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