54% done with The Shining

Until now the book and the film have not been wildly different. Here, however, with Danny explaining his Shine, is a major difference. And it works well in the book (but would have been terribly in the film). This adds a layer of tension for the family by them having to deal with their son’s strange gift and that it is, in part, because of the hotel

But as much as I’m enjoying this, it’s not really that scary. Yet