This link will take you to the official film site of Room 237, a documentary by Rodney Ascher and Tim Kirk, that explores some of the many “conspiracy theory” interpretations of The Shining. The site has a video preview of the documentary.
This Wired magazine article, posted on its website discusses ten of the weird theories about Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, particularly the ones featured in Room 237:
Angela Watercutter, “The 10 Most Outrageous Theories About What The Shining Really Means”, Wired Magazine (March 29, 2013).
And here are five more crazy theories about The Shining, published at the buzzfeed website:
This is just one theory about The Shining (a video at YouTube), from one lonely critic crying in the wilderness. It’s not any wackier than the other fifteen theories mentioned above. There are even MORE wacky theories about The Shining discussed in the suggested videos on the page.
This is the page for The Shining at tvtropes (they do film too). It shows how in the film there are many examples of tropes, or recurring motifs, in the film. If you don’t know what that means, check it out.
And here is the moviemistakes wiki page that lists many of the mistakes – or “continuity errors” – found in The Shining.
The Tumblr page for The Shining:
The Facebook page for The Shining:
Here’s a story about Steven King’s sequel to The Shining. The book is entitled Doctor Sleep, and it just came out:
Check out this YouTube video. Through the magic of editing, The Shining becomes a comedy!
And the piece de resistance: The Shining in 30 Seconds, re-enacted by Bunnies (animated):