This beloved classic is accompanied by special comments TCM host Robert Osborne or Ben Mankiewicz, perspective, background and will ensure much more, making this film come to life. From a script he worked on an operation of the novel by Stephen King, director Stanley Kubrick fuses live performances, menacing settings, dreamlike tracking shots and shock after shock into a milestone melancholy. In a signature role, Jack Nicholson (Heeeeres Johnny!) Does Jack Torrance, who’s come to the elegant, isolated Overlook Hotel as off-season caretaker with his wife (Shelley Duvall) and son (Danny Lloyd). Torrance has never been before – or has he? The answer lies in a ghostly time warp of madness and murder.