Re: [AP] Kubrick dead at 70

Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Tue, 09 Mar 1999 12:55:36 -0800

Rohit Khare wrote:
> Any bets on the next two in the series? Used to be Adam's specialty pick... :-)
Cher, Jack Nicholson.

> Director Stanley Kubrick Dies
> Associated Press
> Sunday, March 7, 1999; 1:04 p.m. EST
Stanly Kubrick is best known for directing
a bunch of stuff about Sex and Death and
their kissing cousins, Birth and Violence.

>The Killling, 1956; crime
>doesn't pay. Made Kubrick a

>Lolita, 1962; Our worst
>thoughts put on film. Made our
>worst thoughts seem plausible.

>Dr. Strangelove, 1964; the
>most accurate cold war movie
>ever made. Funny too.
Sex and Death. By far his best movie.

>2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968;
>announced computers are here
>to stay. Okay music too.
Birth/Sex. 2010 was better.

>A Clockwork Orange, 1971;
>nihilism as a way of life,
>spectacularly photographed.
Sex and Violence. The book was better.

>The Shining, 1980; touching
>drama about a family on a
>working sabbatical.
Violence and Death. The book was better.

>Full Metal Jacket, 1987; Those
>who walked the walk say it
>took them back, some to Tet,
>some to nowhere. Brutal.
Sex, Death, and Violence. Short-Timers
is one of my all time favorite books, 180
pages of extreme psychological mindsex.

>Eyes Wide Shut, 1999
Death/Birth, Sex/Violence.

Poor bastard.


I haven't seen the others.