Dr. Strangelove

Come Now, Dr. Strangelove – Review by Andrew Sarris

The great merit of Dr. Strangelove is its bad taste. It is silly to argue that we have the right to say anything we want but that to exercise this right is the height of irresponsibility. Responsible art is dead art, and a sane (no pun intended) film on the bomb would have been a deadly bore.

Il dr. Stranamore – di Enrico Ghezzi [Il Castoro Cinema]

Per molti versi, il film più «erotico» di Kubrick è ‘Il dr. Stranamore’ (1963) (girato anch’esso in Inghilterra), che segna la fine della collaborazione con Harris (il quale vuol passare alla regia ed esordirà due anni dopo con ‘Stato d’allarme’, film che sembra essere la risposta «realistica» a Stranamore).

Tracy Reed and George C. Scott in Dr. Strangelove

Sex an Dr. Strangelove

This study will point out how Dr. Strangelove is a sex allegory: from foreplay to explosion in the mechanized world.

DR. STRANGELOVE – Review by Bosley Crowther

Stanley Kubrick’s new film, called Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is beyond any question the most shattering sick joke I’ve ever come across.

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.”

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