15 Shining Easter Eggs and Hidden Meanings in Stanley Kubrick's Movies
Have you ever seen a Stanley Kubrick movie and been completely blown away by it? If you haven't, then you're in for a real treat. Kubrick was a master of cinema, and his movies are full of hidden meanings that are just waiting to be discovered.
We all know that nothing in the movies by Stanley Kubrick is ever random – there's a deeper meaning behind every tiny little detail. We know it mostly because we keep being told that. The helicopter's shadow in The Shining? It probably represents the shadows that haunt Jack Torrance or something. Now, while interpretations of Kubrick's oeuvre are often closer to conspiracy theory territory than to film analysis (and sometimes are conspiracy theories), ol’ Stan did indeed pepper his movies with symbolism, references, and hidden meanings. These are definitely some of those (maybe).
In this article, we're going to take a look at some of the most interesting ones. So sit back, relax, and get ready for a journey into the mind of one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.