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Kubrick was making fun of the conspiracy theorists
After the theory that Kubrick directed the moon landing became well-known, what if he was just making fun of the theorists with The Shining with the Apollo 11 sweater Danny wears and the fact that he himself made sure that EWS came out on the same week the Apollo 11 landed on the moon?Plus, the ritual in EWS is so over the top, that it looks like a parody to me.Now, I'm not saying that these things do not happen, because they do, but Kubrick surely wanted to joke around a bit. After all, it's possible that a man of his intelligence and sardonic sense of humor was just trolling us.
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