Whether it's because we're trying to impress our family and friends, or just to make others laugh, we've all been guilty of slipping in a film quote or two to a conversation. And now thanks to a poll of 2000 adults, conducted to celebrate the release of Warner Bros. Iconic Moments film collection, we have a better idea of which quotes we all go to when we want to drop some cultural knowledge. Commenting on the data, film journalist Helen O’Hara said, “The research shows that the 16-24 year-old generation includes the most prolific quoters, with two-thirds using film phrases in conversation. That’s interesting considering that none of the UK’s top five quotes was released during their lifetime. "It all highlights the lasting impact of these movies and their enduring appeal: even those born long after they were released still go back and watch these films; they’re still cultural touchstones. “There’s a kudos that goes with referencing movies, and … [Read more...] about Iconic phrase from ‘The Shining’ named UK’s top film quote
Opinion PUBLISHED: 17:34 16 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:53 16 September 2018 (L-R) Allan Hunter, Kevin Beattie, Robin Turner and Clive Woods celebrate reaching the FA Cup Final. Picture: OWEN HINES/ARCHANT Archant Terry Hunt, an Ipswich Town fan for more than 50 years, pays tribute to Kevin Beattie, the club’s greatest-ever player Kevin Beattie wins a towering header against Hartlepool during Ipswich Town's run to lifting the FA Cup in 1978. Picture: OWEN HINES/ARCHANTOn a cold spring day in 1975, my sister Karen and I scrawled “Kevin Beattie walks on water” in six-foot high letters on the golden beach of Carbis Bay in Cornwall.Yes, I know it was rather blasphemous, but back then we Ipswich Town fans really did believe that our brilliant young player was capable of performing miracles.We had never seen anything like Beattie before - and he remains undoubtedly the club’s greatest player, despite formidable competition.His power, his pace, his aerial … [Read more...] about Kevin Beattie: The shining star of Bobby Robson’s first great Ipswich Town team
James Hardwick was the shining light on an otherwise dull day for Duffield as the weather ruined any chance of a result against Alrewas in Division One of the Derbyshire County Cricket League. The Duffield bowler finished with figures of 4-46 from his 15 overs, which included four maidens and four of the top six Alrewas batsmen.Having won the toss and electing to field first, Duffield had to be patient for the breakthrough as James Burton (24) and Gareth Woolley (15) built a basefor the innings.Hardwick struck his first, trapping Woolley LBW, with the score on 48. Skipper Burton soon followed as he was caught by Adam Short from the bowling of David Whiteley before Hardwick struck again, trapping Tom Chapman (0) LBW, with the score 53-3.Hardwick took care of Billy Hodgkinson (6) and Kieron Fenton (5) but Alrewas’ number five Stephen Cole offered an injection of runs to the scoreboard with a quick-fire 44 from 36 deliveries. Joe Wozniczka-Wells finally had him caught by Jack … [Read more...] about Duffield’s Hardwick the shining light on dull day
A huge bear was spotted wandering through the halls of the hotel which inspired Stephen King to write horror classic The Shining. A terrified clerk working the overnight shift at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado witnessed the unusual visitor early on Thursday. The bear managed to open the hotel’s front door and walk into the lobby while roughly 300 guests were asleep. The Stanley Hotel was the inspiration for Stephen King’s horror novel, The Shining, which was made into a movie in 1980 by Stanley Kubrick . Read More Top Stories from Mirror Online It’s part of being in the Rocky Mountains, we do have a hotel next to a National Park… wildlife is part of the gig,” hotel vice-president Reed Rowley told KCNC . “The bears up here are super clever and once in a while they do figure out a way to poke their heads in.” Rowley said the employee at the front desk was the only person in the room and calmly filmed the bear as it poked around the lobby, KWGN … [Read more...] about Scary bear walks through ‘The Shining hotel’ which inspired Stephen King’s novel
THE Shining is widely regarded as one of the greatest horror films ever made despite author Stephen King being personally unhappy with the handling of the book's themes. The legendary horror writer returned to one of his most beloved novels in 2013 and now Ewan McGregor has the chance to better deliver Stephen's vision but who does he play and when is it out? When is Doctor Sleep out in the UK? Doctor Sleep, the highly-anticipated sequel to Stephen King's iconic-haunted hotel horror, The Shining, is set to be released January 24, 2020. This would make it exactly 40 years since the original release of Stanley Kubrick's version of the Shining with Jack Nicholson, which was released in 1980. Doctor Sleep is based on the 2013 novel of the same name, which itself was the long-awaited sequel to the 1977 classic. It is set to be directed by Mike Flanagan, who has already had experience adapting Stephen's work, having helmed 2017's Gerald's Game. What's the sequel … [Read more...] about When is Doctor Sleep out in the UK, what’s the sequel to Stephen King’s The Shining about and who does Ewan McGregor play?