Movie reviews

The Shining (1980) - Twins bloodbath

KUBRICK’S SHINING – REVIEW BY RICHARD T. JAMESON [FILM COMMENT]

The Shining is a horror movie only in the sense that all Kubrick’s mature work has been horror movies—films that constitute a Swiftian vision of inscrutable cosmic order, and of “the most pernicious race of little vermin that nature ever suffered to crawl upon the surface of the earth.”

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.

PATHS OF GLORY – Review by Bosley Crowther

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.

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.