Author Archive for: ‘Yeqi Zhu’

Intertextuality, Synchronicity and Nostalgia: Trans-cultural Influences of Kubrick’s The Shining on Hong Kong Ghost Horror

Since its 1983 Hong Kong release Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece The Shining (1980) has earned its place as a classic influencing the local generic tradition of Hong Kong cinema. [1] With its distinctive, though still popular storytelling style, the film acts like a ‘ghost’ haunting the transcultural and subcultural contexts of Hong Kong’s horror genre. According to Tim Cahill’s Rolling Stone …

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