Home Ownership Lessons from Hollywood, The Shining
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The Shining (1980)

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), with his family in tow, holes up in the Overlook Hotel (a rustic mountain lodge) as winter caretaker in order to write a book, but finds household chores eat up a lot of time—when he isn't locked in a garage-size food closet.

Moral: An extra-capacity storage lock-in is a nice convenience, but better to size your pantry to something that suits the scale of your home.
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