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* Dan's one night stand shows up in his bed as a rotting corpse ghost who reveals that nobody found her body when she (presumably) overdosed. She says the tenants in her apartment was use to her son crying, as she was known to often leave him home alone. Slowly she reveals the ghost of her rotting toddler son as well. ''Brr''..

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* Dan's one night stand shows up in his bed as a rotting corpse ghost who reveals that nobody found her body when she (presumably) overdosed. She says the tenants in her apartment was use were used to her son crying, as she was known to often leave him home alone. Slowly she reveals the ghost of her rotting toddler son as well. ''Brr''..


* Ghost!Halloran's final meeting with Danny before he is unable to return ever again is deeply ominous. He tells Danny that he needs to pay off a debt in his life protecting Abra or the True Knot will torture her for a very long time to drain her life. Even if one doesn't have much shine or a need to pay off a serious life debt, the notion of a minor being tortured would push multiple people to go out to confront the True Knot, to put it mildly.
* Rose's death. Yes, it's [[CatharsisFactor immensely cathartic]] especially after spending the entire movie being smug, coy, and arrogant over her power and being a step ahead of Dan and Abra...but it's still sickening. After she tries to absorb Dan's shine by inflicting [[{{Squick}} more pain to his injured leg]], Dan lets out ''all'' of the Overlook's spirits. They proceed to [[ZergRush swarm her like animals]], even ''digging their fingers underneath '''her flesh''' while she screams in fear and horror'' before she disintegrates like all her True Knot members. [[OhCrap And then they notice Dan]].

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* Ghost!Halloran's final meeting with Danny before he is unable to return ever again is deeply ominous. He tells Danny that he needs to pay off a debt in his life protecting Abra or the True Knot will torture her for a very long time to drain her life. Even if one doesn't have much shine or a need to pay off a serious life debt, the notion of a minor being tortured would push multiple people to go out to confront the True Knot, to put it mildly.
mildly. The notion that Danny got off easy as a child encountering the Overlook Hotel rather than the True Knot and dying a traumatic death doesn't help either.
* Rose's death. Yes, it's [[CatharsisFactor immensely cathartic]] especially after spending the entire movie being smug, coy, and arrogant over her power and being a step ahead of Dan and Abra...but it's still sickening. After she tries to absorb Dan's shine by inflicting [[{{Squick}} more pain to his injured leg]], Dan lets out ''all'' of the Overlook's spirits. They Loraine Massey makes an unearthly shriek at Rose before she tackles her, ecstatic over the steam she's carrying; the remaining ghosts proceed to [[ZergRush swarm her like animals]], even ''digging their fingers underneath '''her flesh''' while she screams in fear and horror'' before she disintegrates like all her True Knot members. [[OhCrap And then they notice Dan]].


* When Abra traps Rose in the representation of her own mind, her mental counterpart takes a form based off of [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} Emerald Sustrai]], but with a SlasherSmile and [[EyelessFace no eyes]]. She also manages to make a monster like Rose fear for her life. And that's not even saying ''heavy {{Fingore}}'' when Rose's hand is slammed onto Abra's memory file cabinets. By the time she's back in her body, Rose's hand is a mangled mess.

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* When Abra traps Rose in the representation of her own mind, her mental counterpart takes a form based off of [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} Emerald Sustrai]], but with a SlasherSmile and [[EyelessFace no eyes]]. She also manages to make a monster like Rose [[MookHorrorShow fear for her life.life]]. And that's not even saying ''heavy {{Fingore}}'' when Rose's hand is slammed onto Abra's memory file cabinets. By the time she's back in her body, Rose's hand is a mangled mess.


* The process of cycling out, where the members of the True Knot look more and more emancipated with each breath, crying out in pain as their skin fades to muscle, then to bone, with their eyes glowing a hellish white all the while, before completely evaporating.

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* The process of cycling out, where the members of the True Knot look more and more emancipated emaciated with each breath, crying out in pain as their skin fades to muscle, then to bone, with their eyes glowing a hellish white all the while, before completely evaporating.

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* Dan's one night stand shows up in his bed as a rotting corpse ghost who reveals that nobody found her body when she (presumably) overdosed. She says the tenants in her apartment was use to her son crying, as she was known to often leave him home alone. Slowly she reveals the ghost of her rotting toddler son as well. ''Brr''..

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* It's a lowkey moment, but it becomes scarier when you think about it. When Rose faces Abra and Danny in the Overlook's main hall, Jack's typewriter is still on the desk. It's been sitting there for ''40 years'', the whole hotel has! No one ever came back to clear it out, it's a wonder Halloran's body wasn't left to rot out in the hall. No one has even tried looting the place, the entire building is like a time capsule to that one horrible winter in 1980....


* [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse Rose the Hat]]. Each time she appears on screen in the trailer, there's just something ''[[UncannyValley off]]'' about her. To say nothing about [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything her behavior]] when she's coming after her victims, in particular a [[WouldHurtAChild little girl]] and Abra. In the film itself, Rose's appearance and mannerisms has an [[UncannyValleyMakeup artificial feel]] making it seem like you don't need to have much Shining to feel like something is off about her.

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* [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse Rose the Hat]]. Each time she appears on screen in the trailer, there's just something ''[[UncannyValley off]]'' about her. To say nothing about [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything her behavior]] when she's coming after her victims, in particular a [[WouldHurtAChild little girl]] and Abra. In the film itself, Rose's appearance and mannerisms has have an [[UncannyValleyMakeup artificial feel]] making it seem like you don't need to have much Shining to feel like something is off about her. her.


* [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse Rose the Hat]]. Each time she appears on screen in the trailer, there's just something ''[[UncannyValley off]]'' about her. To say nothing about [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything her behavior]] when she's coming after her victims, in particular a [[WouldHurtAChild little girl]] and Abra.

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* [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse Rose the Hat]]. Each time she appears on screen in the trailer, there's just something ''[[UncannyValley off]]'' about her. To say nothing about [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything her behavior]] when she's coming after her victims, in particular a [[WouldHurtAChild little girl]] and Abra. In the film itself, Rose's appearance and mannerisms has an [[UncannyValleyMakeup artificial feel]] making it seem like you don't need to have much Shining to feel like something is off about her.


* Ghost!Halloran's final meeting with Danny before he is unable to return ever again is deeply ominous. He tells Danny that he needs to pay off a debt in his life protecting Abra or the True Knot will torture here for many years to drain her life. Even if one doesn't have much shine or a need to pay off a serious life debt, the notion of a minor being tortured would push multiple people to go out to confront the True Knot, to put it mildly.

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* Ghost!Halloran's final meeting with Danny before he is unable to return ever again is deeply ominous. He tells Danny that he needs to pay off a debt in his life protecting Abra or the True Knot will torture here her for many years a very long time to drain her life. Even if one doesn't have much shine or a need to pay off a serious life debt, the notion of a minor being tortured would push multiple people to go out to confront the True Knot, to put it mildly.

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* Ghost!Halloran's final meeting with Danny before he is unable to return ever again is deeply ominous. He tells Danny that he needs to pay off a debt in his life protecting Abra or the True Knot will torture here for many years to drain her life. Even if one doesn't have much shine or a need to pay off a serious life debt, the notion of a minor being tortured would push multiple people to go out to confront the True Knot, to put it mildly.

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** When "Dan" confronts Abra in Room 237, she begins to rip him a new one...and makes it clear she's not calling out Dan, but ''the Hotel''. It's pretty much made clear the Overlook itself took hold of Dan's mind and body and it's ''relishing'' every minute of it.


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* Brad Trevor, the Baseball Boy, is tortured until his vocal cords rupture from screaming and he whispers pleas to be killed. [[spoiler:The True Knot doesn't seem to notice, and they keep right on going.]]
* The implication that [[spoiler:the True Knot has been kidnapping, torturing, and slaughtering children like this for centuries.]]
* Rose's brief, right-the-fuck-out-of-nowhere transformation while consuming an entire Steam canister. [[spoiler:Her eyes become pinholes, her jaw distends to her chest, and her mouth becomes a toothless, gaping maw.]]
* [[spoiler: The return of the rotting, malevolent spirits of Horace Derwent and Lorraine Massey, who prove powerful enough to survive the destruction of the Overlook. Special mention goes to Derwent's second appearance at the end of the novel, where he kills Silent Sarey]].
--> '''[[spoiler: Derwent]]:''' [[CallBack Great party, isn't it?]]
* Dick Halloran's story about Andy, his "black grandfather", a sadistic monster who made Horace Derwent look like a saint. Not only was he a sadist, he was also a pedophile, who delighted in making Dick's life a living hell whenever the family visited, but always made sure that anything he did in front of other adults just looked like mean-spirited jokes. It's implied that Dick's parents knew what he was doing in private anyway, but were too afraid of him to speak up. Among other things, he liked to put Dick on his lap and squeeze his crotch until Dick thought he was going to pass out from the pain, and one time when Dick tried to stand up against him and threatened to tell his father, Andy just laughed and put a cigarette out on his bare foot. He also told Dick that he'd go to Hell if he tried telling anyone else, because "peaching is peaching, wether anyone belives you or not". Even ''dying'' wasn't enough to stop his abuse, as Andy returned as a malevolent ghost, which finally forced Dick to learn how to contain spirits inside his mind.

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* Brad Trevor, the Baseball Boy, is tortured until his vocal cords rupture from screaming and he whispers pleas to be killed. [[spoiler:The The True Knot doesn't seem to notice, and they keep right on going.]]
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going.
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The implication that [[spoiler:the the True Knot has been kidnapping, torturing, and slaughtering children like this for centuries.]]
centuries.
* Rose's brief, right-the-fuck-out-of-nowhere transformation while consuming an entire Steam canister. [[spoiler:Her Her eyes become pinholes, her jaw distends to her chest, and her mouth becomes a toothless, gaping maw.]]
maw.
* [[spoiler: The return of the rotting, malevolent spirits of Horace Derwent and Lorraine Massey, who prove powerful enough to survive the destruction of the Overlook. Special mention goes to Derwent's second appearance at the end of the novel, where he kills Silent Sarey]].
--> '''[[spoiler: Derwent]]:'''
Sarey.
-->'''Derwent:'''
[[CallBack Great party, isn't it?]]
* Dick Halloran's story about Andy, his "black grandfather", a sadistic monster who made Horace Derwent look like a saint. Not only was he a sadist, he was also a pedophile, pedophile who delighted in making Dick's life a living hell whenever the family visited, but always made sure that anything he did in front of other adults just looked like mean-spirited jokes. It's implied that Dick's parents knew what he was doing in private anyway, but were too afraid of him to speak up. Among other things, he liked to put Dick on his lap and squeeze his crotch until Dick thought he was going to pass out from the pain, and one time when Dick tried to stand up against him and threatened to tell his father, Andy just laughed and put a cigarette out on his bare foot. He also told Dick that he'd go to Hell {{Hell}} if he tried telling anyone else, because "peaching is peaching, wether anyone belives you or not". Even ''dying'' wasn't enough to stop his abuse, as Andy returned as a malevolent ghost, which finally forced Dick to learn how to contain spirits inside his mind.
mind.




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[[caption-width-right:350:[[spoiler: ''Come play with us, Danny. Forever and'' '''ever.''']]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[spoiler: ''Come [[caption-width-right:350:''Come play with us, Danny. Forever and'' '''ever.''']]]]'''ever'''.]]



** In context, this moment is even ''worse''. [[spoiler: Dan is possessed by ''every single spirit'' and [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything goes lumbering after Abra]], [[LikeFatherLikeSon carrying an axe and ranting incoherently]].]]
** Prior to this, Dan's announcement that he's going to "wake it up." Anyone who saw the Kubrick film knows how creepy the hotel is when it's "awake."

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** In context, this moment is even ''worse''. [[spoiler: Dan is possessed by ''every single spirit'' and [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything goes lumbering after Abra]], [[LikeFatherLikeSon carrying an axe and ranting incoherently]].]]
incoherently]].
** Prior to this, Dan's announcement that he's going to "wake it up." Anyone who saw the Kubrick film knows how creepy the hotel is when it's "awake." "



* [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse Rose the Hat]]. Each time she appears on screen in the trailer, there's just something ''[[UncannyValley off]]'' about her. To say nothing about [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything her behavior]] when she's coming after her "victims", in particular a [[WouldHurtAChild little girl]] and Abra.
* The atmosphere when Dan's using his "shine", most notably [[spoiler:constantly encountering [[CreepyTwins the Grady Twins]] and his father, who is now [[LegacyCharacter the Bartender]].]]
** Speaking of [[spoiler: Jack]], there's the ImpliedDeathThreat he gives Dan, regarding Abra.
--> ''"Just bring her inside, and then, well... You accept the things you cannot change."''
* When Abra traps Rose the Hat in the representation of her own mind, her mental counterpart takes a form based off of [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} Emerald Sustrai]], but with a SlasherSmile and [[EyelessFace no eyes]]. She also manages to make a monster like Rose fear for her life. And that's not even saying ''heavy {{Fingore}}'' when Rose's hand is slammed onto Abra's memory file cabinets. By the time she's back in her body, Rose's hand is a mangled mess.

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* [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse Rose the Hat]]. Each time she appears on screen in the trailer, there's just something ''[[UncannyValley off]]'' about her. To say nothing about [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything her behavior]] when she's coming after her "victims", victims, in particular a [[WouldHurtAChild little girl]] and Abra.
* The atmosphere when Dan's using his "shine", most notably [[spoiler:constantly constantly encountering [[CreepyTwins the Grady Twins]] and his father, who is now [[LegacyCharacter the Bartender]].]]
Bartender]].
** Speaking of [[spoiler: Jack]], Jack, there's the ImpliedDeathThreat he gives Dan, regarding Abra.
--> ''"Just --->'''Jack:''' Just bring her inside, and then, well... You accept the things you cannot change."''
change.
* When Abra traps Rose the Hat in the representation of her own mind, her mental counterpart takes a form based off of [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} Emerald Sustrai]], but with a SlasherSmile and [[EyelessFace no eyes]]. She also manages to make a monster like Rose fear for her life. And that's not even saying ''heavy {{Fingore}}'' when Rose's hand is slammed onto Abra's memory file cabinets. By the time she's back in her body, Rose's hand is a mangled mess.



** And it hits worse when you realize that not only is Abra watching Bradly be murdered, ''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou so are we]]'' from her view point.
** It was even traumatizing to film, with Creator/RebeccaFerguson admitting that she ''broke down in tears'' when Jacob Tremblay (who played Bradley) started screaming.

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** And it hits worse when you realize that not only is Abra watching Bradly Bradley be murdered, ''[[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou so are we]]'' from her view point.
viewpoint.
** It was even traumatizing to film, with Creator/RebeccaFerguson admitting that she ''broke down in tears'' when Jacob Tremblay (who played Bradley) (Bradley) started screaming.



* Rose the Hat's death. Yes it's immensely cathartic especially after spending the entire movie being smug, coy, and arrogant over her power and being a step ahead of Dan and Abra...but it's still sickening. After she tries to absorb Dan's shine by inflicting [[{{Squick}} more pain to his injured leg]], Dan lets out ''all'' of the Overlook's spirits. They proceed to swarm her like animals, even ''digging their fingers underneath '''her flesh''' while she screams in fear and horror'' before she disintegrates like all her True Knot members. [[OhCrap And then they notice Dan]].
** The recurring demonstrations over the course of the final act that the Overlook and the trauma it inflicted on him is trying to mold him into an ''exact'' copy of his father. It doesn't just love Jack, it wants ''more'' of him. And when the spirits dig their claws in and get ahold of his body, he starts swinging his axe in exactly the right way, down to the camera panning to keep it onscreen at the expense of what he's swinging it at, the way he yells for and limps after his prey, even just the way he talks when confronted, to have Dan live the nightmare of becoming the monster his father was.
* After the song "Midnight, the Stars and You" in the end credits, You hear only silence in the second half with only the sound of wind making as if [[NothingIsScarier you been lonely the whole time and that the music you hear comes from ghosts]]

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* Rose the Hat's Rose's death. Yes Yes, it's [[CatharsisFactor immensely cathartic cathartic]] especially after spending the entire movie being smug, coy, and arrogant over her power and being a step ahead of Dan and Abra...but it's still sickening. After she tries to absorb Dan's shine by inflicting [[{{Squick}} more pain to his injured leg]], Dan lets out ''all'' of the Overlook's spirits. They proceed to [[ZergRush swarm her like animals, animals]], even ''digging their fingers underneath '''her flesh''' while she screams in fear and horror'' before she disintegrates like all her True Knot members. [[OhCrap And then they notice Dan]].
** The recurring demonstrations over the course of the final act that the Overlook and the trauma it inflicted on him Dan is trying to mold him into an ''exact'' copy of his father. It doesn't just love Jack, it wants ''more'' of him. And when the spirits dig their claws in and get ahold of his Dan's body, he starts swinging his axe in exactly the right way, down to the camera panning to keep it onscreen at the expense of what he's swinging it at, the way he yells for and limps after his prey, even just the way he talks when confronted, to have Dan live the nightmare of becoming the monster his father was.
* After the song "Midnight, the Stars and You" in the end credits, You you hear only silence in the second half half, with only the sound of wind making as if [[NothingIsScarier you been lonely the whole time and that the music you hear comes from ghosts]]
ghosts]].




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** The recurring demonstrations over the course of the final act that the Overlook and the trauma it inflicted on him is trying to mold him into an ''exact'' copy of his father. It doesn't just love Jack, it wants ''more'' of him. And when the spirits dig their claws in and get ahold of his body, he starts swinging his axe in exactly the right way, down to the camera panning to keep it onscreen at the expense of what he's swinging it at, the way he yells for and limps after his prey, even just the way he talks when confronted, to have Dan live the nightmare of becoming the monster his father was.


* The process of becoming a True Knot doesn't come across as pleasant in the slightest. The process makes Snakebite Andi feel like she died in an unpleasant manner, and the craving for Steam pretty much overrides all ethical inhibitions.

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* The process of becoming a True Knot doesn't come across as pleasant in the slightest. The process makes Snakebite Andi feel like she died in an unpleasant manner, and the craving for Steam pretty much overrides all most ethical inhibitions.


* The process of becoming a True Knot doesn't come across as pleasant. The process makes Snakebite Andi feel like she died in a most unpleasant manner, and the craving for Steam pretty much overrides all ethical inhibitions.

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* The process of becoming a True Knot doesn't come across as pleasant. pleasant in the slightest. The process makes Snakebite Andi feel like she died in a most an unpleasant manner, and the craving for Steam pretty much overrides all ethical inhibitions.

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