The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut and Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition At TIFF

I was, if you can believe, probably about five or six years old when I had my first glimpse of a Stanley Kubrick film. It was the middle of a … Continue reading The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut and Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition At TIFF

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Saturday At The Movies: Steampunk Granny Talks Full Metal Jacket and Marines

I had watched the 1987 war film, Full Metal Jacket, a few years ago with my husband. The title refers to the bullet used by the infantry riflemen. At the … Continue reading Saturday At The Movies: Steampunk Granny Talks Full Metal Jacket and Marines

31 Days Of Horror – Why The Shining Still Scares Us

Come and play with us Danny. Give me the bat.  KDK 12 calling KDK 1. You’ve always been the caretaker, sir. I should know. I’ve always been here. Would you … Continue reading 31 Days Of Horror – Why The Shining Still Scares Us

March Madness: A Little Bit Of The Ultraviolence With Alex From A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange: I won’t bother summarizing the plot. If you haven’t seen this magnificent film by Stanley Kubrick (or read the less-than-magnificent-but-still-pretty-good novel by Anthony Burgess), stop reading this … Continue reading March Madness: A Little Bit Of The Ultraviolence With Alex From A Clockwork Orange

Nine Weeks of Kubrick, Week Eight – Andy Burns on Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

I don’t think I’ve mentioned this is previous entries, but the eighth film in my Nine Weeks of Kubrick series is one I genuinely haven’t been looking forward to watching. … Continue reading Nine Weeks of Kubrick, Week Eight – Andy Burns on Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb