1) Jack Torrance - The Shining

1) Jack Torrance - The Shining


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Jack Torrance, the main character of Stephen King's The Shining as portrayed by Jack Nicholson in Stanley Kubrick's adaptation. This is the still from toward the end where Jack... dies? It's hard to tell what that face is supposed to be. Either way, it's an iconic shot and I did my best to replicate it (I was gonna do the "Here's Johnny!" scene, but that was proving to be too difficult. Either way, I had fun making this)

Comment by Jareen2 » Mon May 29, 2017 8:10 am

A very simple but effective job you did on Jack.

And according to what I know he froze to death. So yeah that face is him frozen to death.

My only feedback would be get rid of the sp-studio.de watermark (looks ugly, sorry Janina) and try to close the lower part of the eye a little more.


+Here is a bonus facts about Kubrick's the Shining.
1.Jack Nicholson improvised the line "Here's Johnny!" in imitation of announcer Ed McMahon's famous introduction of Johnny Carson on U.S. network NBC-TV's long-running late night television program The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Stanley Kubrick, who had been living in England since before Carson took over "The Tonight Show," had no clue what "Here's Johnny!" meant. Carson once used the clip of Nicholson as the introduction to one of his annual anniversary specials.

2.The shot with the baseball bat as Jack follows his wife was filmed 271 times until Kubrick found it good enough.
He was really a perfectionist.


3.And finally. In the movie as they are in the Hotel Jack can be seen reading a Playgirl magazine (for those who don't know. The female version of the Playboy, so with all nude man) This is might a nod that something wasn't right with Jack
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