Round 1 Match: Citizen Kane vs. The Shining The polls will close for this match on Friday, October 19 at 12:00am Many consider Citizen Kane to be the greatest film of all time (no HE's the tag team Champions!); others find it boring and over-rated. The Shining is what happens when directorial legend Stanley Kubrick tackles an adaption by literary legend Stephen King, and nails it. In this first round we may well find out where the forums' loyalty lies on the matter of Citizen Kane vs. the film industry, where in a rare situation, The Shining finds itself an underdog.