6 posts tagged with stanleykubrick.
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Movie: The Killing

Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 8, 2018 - 3 comments

Movie: A Clockwork Orange

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 22, 2018 - 19 comments

Movie: Paths of Glory

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jun 8, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 18, 2015 - 9 comments

Movie: Barry Lyndon

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England. [more inside]
posted by prize bull octorok on Sep 3, 2015 - 16 comments

Movie: Lolita

"How did they ever make a movie of Lolita?" asked the film's notorious promotional material, as its young star peers out over the top of her cherry-red, heart-shaped glasses. An excellent question! Stanley Kubrick's 1962 take on Vladimir Nabokov's novel became an iconic film; by turns intimate, sardonic, comical, and tragic. By comparison, Adrian Lyne's 1997 version promised to be truer to the source material, but in spite of praiseworthy performances by its leads, it imploded at the box office. [more inside]
posted by churl on Jul 13, 2015 - 6 comments

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