May 10, 2013 - 9:23am
What is 'The Shining' REALLY about...?
Stanley Kubrick was my first Favorite Filmmaker, having discovered 2001: A Space Odyssey in middle school, a film which I still co
February 26, 2013 - 12:45pm
Jewel heists and presidential assassinations at the Dreamland Film Center.
As a teenager, I discovered Stanley Kubrick. It was 2001: A Space Odyssey that did it. Captivated, I immediately sought out Dr. Strangelove, one of the greatest black comedies ever created. The villain is General Jack D. Ripper, who takes matters into his own hands during the Cold War and orders a...
January 2, 2013 - 10:32am
A rare opportunity to see the greatest science fiction movie of all time on the big screen.
Stanley Kubrick was my first love, film-wise. I always liked movies growing up, but I can trace the current intensity of my film obsession directly back to him. You see, he directed a certain film in 1968 which I happened to see in middle school after reading the accompanying novel, which...
July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
Stanley Kubrick's ultraviolent masterpiece - now on the big screen!
Free will is a tricky subject. Whether or not we actually possess free will – or merely the illusion of free will – has been a favorite discussion topic of philosophers for centuries. The debate is twisted and complicated, and I won’t go into it here. However, the question I pose...