Probably Jack Nicholson's pinnacle performance
Pop Up Screens aim to bring brilliant films to cool locations. For this one head to Tudor Barn in Eltham for a lot of lovely food, amazing popcorn and a fully stocked bar. If you’d prefer to bring your own picnic that’s ok, but it must be noted you will be missing out on burgers from the guy that supplies Harrods. For this one, get ready for Stanley Kubrick's of Stephen King's novel The Shining, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. On a first glance, Jack Torrance is a family man/winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel in Colorado trying to cure his writer's block. Close your eyes and then open them again. Boom. Jack is now a homicidal maniac and most probably Jack Nicholson's pinnacle performance in a psychological horror film that revolutionised the genre. "Meticulously detailed and never less than fascinating." – The New York Times "Ostensibly a haunted house story, it manages to traverse a complex world of incipient madness, spectral murder and supernatural visions." – Empire Certificate 15. Valid ID required. Runtime: 2 hours 9 minutes. You do need to bring something to sit on, there’s always plenty of room so you can get inventive. Please don’t bring a tent though... it’s just showing off.
"Deeply scary and strange."