MOVIES

Once Upon a Time in America - Max and Noodles

SERGIO LEONE AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF MYTH

Peter Babiak on how Leone in “Once Open a Time in America” used an archetypal cultural genre – the gangster film – in order to examine the impact of American cultural myth on American society

Paths of Glory - The assault on Ant Hill

THE “ANTI-MILITARISM” OF STANLEY KUBRICK – by Jackson Burgess

Of Stanley Kubrick’s seven feature-length films, three, including two of the best, have been explicitly concerned with militarism and war. The most recent of these, Dr. Strangelove, has made Kubrick the darling of the Ban-the-Bomb movements, being widely taken as a satirical demolition of those who have “stopped worrying and learned to love the bomb.”