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My least fave is probably eyes wide shut - but the best? Hard call.
Hmmmmmmmm - tough call.
I don't actually think I've seen it. I'm sure I own it SOMEwhere though.
Sorry Rose ;-)
I need sleep.
I wish I had a magic carpet to take me home..........
or Clockwork Orange
or the Shining..
nah, Dr Strangelove wins
maybe. it's very iconic but all Kubrick films are. hmmm
is absolutely amazing. The closest thing to art a sci-fi film, or any film, can get.
films arent art?
but what I meant to say was something along the lines of 'it's amazing to watch for the visuals alone'. Which it is.
of course they can
is my whim.
hmmm - I was thinking that - perhaps.
I've got 2001 sitting on my shelf and I've yet to watch it.
between strnaglove & FMJ. toss of a coin says Full Metal Jacket. even though the 1st hour or so completely pwns the rest of the film.
*slams door on way out*
on TV. We should wrtie a soap opera or something...
if only he'd done Proust instead!
eyes wide shut is tremendous.
you cannot be serious sir
Most are brilliant, but none have Peter Sellars performing his arse off in them. When geniuses colide...
I've only seen those two plus A Clockwork Orange, The Shining and Full Metal Jacket, and I think those are the only two truly great pieces of his output.
I can't decide between them: Strangelove is funny, short and clever but 2001 is incredible, tense and artistic.
it is Paths Of Glory.
That last scene alone where the woman is singing in the tavern breaks my heart every time
They met on the set, he divorced his second wife and married her and they were together until his death
2. The Shining
3. Clockwork Orange
5. Full Metal Jacket
but i haven't seen clockwork orange in quite a while, and i couldn't deal with 2001. the shining is a fantastic chiller, Full metal Jacket was pretty close and i haven't seen lolita or paths of glory.
1) Dr Strangelove (or) How I learnt to stop worrying and love the bomb.
3) Full Metal Jacket
4) Paths of glory
I know that The Shining is good, but I dont always want to watch it.
I know that a clock work orange is very good but I prefer the Lindsey Anderson films (purely on a personal note).
2001 again some greaqt iconography, but to call the ending groundbreaking and visionary is nonsense, there were loads of storytellers who equalled or exceeded that sort of thing, but they are not as remembered or famous.
I think the alternative title was also called 'how I learned to stop worrying and live with the bomb'
Barry Lydon is very enjoyable (and satisfyingly long
Paths Of Glory
then clockwork orange and full metal jacket
By far the best: enigmatic, beautifully shot, full of ideas, weird, and really really good music.
Don't get my vote because they're not Kubrickian enough. He works millions times better in colour.
1. Barry Lyndon (cos i love the music)
2. The Shining
3. Space Odyssey
4. Clockwork Orange
Made me want to take acid.
So that's my fave.
Dr Strangelove wins, The Killing second. The rest have moments of genius but lack cohesion.
apart from Paths of Glory. So that's third.
2001 is teh best.
It's my second favourite (not second best) but it's deeply flawed.
it has the guy from Law and Order: Criminal Intent in it ^_^
all round sheer genius - gotta be Dr Strangelove
from a purely cinema, WAY ahead of it's time, standpoint - The Killing
both movies are in my all time top 10
with Full Metal Jacket second.
3. Dr Strangelove
4. Paths of Glory
5. The Shining
6. Clockwork Orange
7. Full Metal Jacket
9. Eyes Wide Shut
That's all the ones I've seen.