Eyes Wide Shut (1999) – Review by Janet Maslin [The New York Times]

2019-11-10T11:25:34+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Given the grippingly bizarre settings and situations that Stanley Kubrick's films favored, what could be more startling than the scene that opens "Eyes Wide Shut"? It's only the sight of two people who resemble glamorous movie stars getting ready for a black-tie party.

Full Metal Jacket (1987) – Review by Janet Maslin [The New York Times]

2019-11-10T11:29:05+00:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , , |

Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket establishes its grip on the viewer's attention instantaneously, with an opening scene in which young recruits are shorn by an off-screen Marine Corps barber, while a corny, lulling song is heard in the background ("Kiss me goodbye and write me when I'm gone/Goodbye sweetheart, hello Vietnam").