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Jack Nicholson Reflects on His Past Mistakes in The Shining BBC One Broadcast

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Jack Nicholson Reflects on His Past Mistakes in The Shining BBC One Broadcast

Jack Nicholson stars in director Stanley Kubrick’s psychological horror film, ‘The Shining.’

The past can often come back to haunt the living, no matter how much progress people have made in their lives. That’s certainly the case for the Torrance family in the psychological horror film, ‘The Shining.’ The 1980 cult classic movie chronicles how the family’s patriarch, Jack, an aspiring writer and recovering alcoholic who accepts a position as the off-season caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, is trying to overcome his previous mistakes, but to little avail.

The movie was produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, who also co-wrote the script with novelist Diane Johnson. The screen adaptation is based on Stephen King’s 1977 novel of the same name. It stars Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, as well as Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, and Danny Lloyd.

‘The Shining’ is set to air on the BBC One channel tonight on Filmon TV. (Note that the BBC One channel is only available to viewers in the UK, or international users who have a paid subscription.) The drama will be streamed tonight from 5:50pm-7:45pm local time. It can be watched live, or recorded and watched at a later time.

The BBC One channel is notable for offering something of value for everyone with a range of high-quality, popular programming for a modern UK audience. The channel was named Channel of the Year at the 2007 Broadcast Awards. FilmOn is a popular streaming service that enables viewers to watch live and recorded UK and international television shows, movies and music videos in a variety of genres, including news, sports, drama, comedy, horror, lifestyle, shopping, pop, EDM and blues.

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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