by Vivian C. Sobchack Since its release in 1940, the film version of The Grapes of Wrath has attracted enormous and enduring critical and popular
“The most important thing I wanted to do in the making of Apocalypse Now was to create a film experience that would give its audience a sense of the horror, the madness, the sensuousness, and the moral dilemma of the Vietnam war. “
This study will point out how Dr. Strangelove is a sex allegory: from foreplay to explosion in the mechanized world.
C’è un patto di non aggressione tra la polizia e gli «anziani» della comunità cinese di Chinatown. Ma quando al posto dell’opimo William McKenna arriva l’agile Stanley White le cose cambiano.
«Cambiano le regole. Quando si fanno le ore piccole è zona franca», dice il simpatico barista a Marcy e Paul, offrendo loro la consumazione, per divenire di lì a poco il burbero, inesorabile proprietario che impone al giovane l’ordinazione.
Pauline Kael reviews Oliver Stone’s “Platoon”. Published in “The New Yorker”, January 12, 1987
“I wanted to play the part of Dick Halloran before I even knew that they were going to make the movie,” says Scatman Crothers
Martin Scorsese interviewed by David Rensin for Playboy magazine, April 1991
Lolita’s path from novel to the Stanley Kubrick’s and Adrian Lyne’s film adaptations. Essay by Rebecca Bell-Metereau
Stanley Kubrick came very late in life to the screen adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s novella, though he had read it and been intrigued by it some thirty years earlier.
Pierre Lhomme, recalls his work on “Army of Shadows”, Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1969 masterpiece about the French Resistance
Giovanni Grazzini recensisce “Arancia Meccanica” di Stanley Kubrick. Corriere della Sera, 24 agosto 1972
Paul Schrader reviews Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”. Published in ‘Spectacle’, September 13, 1968
Aching desire and repression and guilt collide in Scorsese’s version of Edith Wharton’s ‘The Age of Innocence’
Athough audiences still want to see John Ford’s “The Grapes of Wrath” (1940), it has been belittled by critics since the emergence of scholarly interest in American film in the 1960s.
American director Francis Ford Coppola interviewed by William Murray for Playboy magazine, July 1975 issue
To a certain extent, this forthright picture has the impact of hard reality, mainly because its frank avowal of agonizing, uncompensated injustice is pursued to the bitter, tragic end.
Paths of Glory is the work of a brilliant young professional who is easing himself into the more difficult teaches of his job.
Il film di Kubrick “Paths of Glory” visto nel contesto della cinematografia più critica verso la Grande Guerra
Not the least of the virtues of Stanley Kubrick’s movie version of Paths of Glory is that it has been a chief help in rescuing Humphrey Cobb’s 1935 novel— now appearing, as they say, on your neighborhood book-stand.
In the following essay, Charles Maland discusses how Dr. Strangelove functions as a response to the American nuclear policy of the early 1960s