When you watch a movie, isn’t there something that you are able to recognize or point out—something that most of your friends probably wouldn’t notice? If you are a car enthusiast, don’t you enjoy recognizing classic cars or the nuances in their modifications? If you have a flair for men’s fashion, aren’t you more prone to identify the watches or sunglasses that James Bond happens to be wearing? We all have something that triggers our interest and grabs our attention. Since we are in the business of providing steam, here at WARE we tend to notice boilers (more than we would like to admit) when they show up outside of our normal work environment, and the silver screen is where they tend to do this the most.
Steam has played a role in many feature films over the years, and since the Halloween season is fresh in our memory, where better to start than with horror movies? Most of you are probably familiar with a film called The Shining. If it has been a while and you’re having trouble remembering, here’s something to jog your memory: at one point, Jack Nicholson’s character uses an axe to chop an opening in a door and sticks his face through before saying those immortal words, “Here’s Johnny!”