Picks and Pans Review: The Shining

updated 05/09/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/09/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

ABC (8-11 p.m. ET)

Jack Nicholson is alternately terrifying and fiendishly funny ("Here's Johnny!") as a psychopath who terrorizes his wife (Shelley Duvall) and son (Danny Lloyd) at an isolated country hotel in Stanley Kubrick's 1980 film based on the Stephen King best-seller.


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