Conversation with Room 237 director Rodney Ascher on the mainstream & the margins, the Grand Unified Theory of The Shining, Rashomon, quantum reality and the law of attraction, Kubrick’s anti-narrative style and rejection of heroic protagonists, did Kubrick anticipate the internet subculture, Shining-as-inter-subjective event, synchromysticism & implicate order vs. conscious design, the Kubrickon as an intentional obsession-generating opus for undivulged end, exposing the propaganda aspects of movies, liminality and the art of not-knowing, Aschers’ The Nightmare and sleep paralysis, Stephen King vs Kubrick, Jack unredeemed, sleep paralysis, DMT, and Whitley Strieber, extra-consensual perception, how naming a thing defines it, Rodney on the filmmaking path.
Rodney Ascher’s site.
Kubrickon Discussion Forum
Kubrickon Comic Series
Songs: “El Mariachi” and “Monkey Said” by The Freak Fandango Orchestra; “Mouth of Seven Tongues” by Big Blood