I agree with you and your review. One could say this miniseries is underrated. It’s a shame we cannot find it on dvd (or even on blu-ray). I appreciate Kubrick’s version because his movie meant something important for horror movies gender. Besides, we know Jack Nicholson is one of the greatest actors we’ve never seen. But the series has depht and necessary elements one person (reader or not) can only find in the novel. For instance, Wendy (portrayed here by Rebecca De Mornay) is a strong woman. And “Tony”,who shows up from time to time, is the future form of Danny, not an imaginary friend who “manifests by means of a finger”. Don’t forget-as you mentioned in the comment-Jack Torrance’ backstory and his internal struggle. And I assure you the ending (the graduation part) made me shear tears. One of the few faults that I find in this adaptation of the 90s,apart from the slow rhythm, is the lack of expression in the child (but this is only my point of view). You know what? I think you should post reviewslike this in other comment webs, so people can value other things (films, series, books…), especially if they are being forgotten, ignored or badly criticized. My rating of “The Shining” (1997): 7 out of 10.