Depth of Field: Stanley Kubrick, Film, and the Uses of by Geoffrey Cocks,James Diedrick,Glenn Perusek

By Geoffrey Cocks,James Diedrick,Glenn Perusek

    Director of a few of the main arguable movies of the 20 th century, Stanley Kubrick created a name as a Hollywood outsider in addition to a cinematic genius. His diversified but really small oeuvre—he directed in basic terms 13 motion pictures in the course of a profession that spanned greater than 4 decades—covers a extensive variety of the topics that formed his century and maintains to form the twenty-first: conflict and crime, gender family and sophistication clash, racism, and the destiny of person business enterprise in an international of accelerating social surveillance and control. 

    In Depth of Field, major screenwriters and students examine Kubrick's movies from quite a few views. They learn such groundbreaking classics as Dr. Strangelove and 2001: an area Odyssey and later motion pictures whose serious reputations are nonetheless in flux. Depth of Field ends with 3 viewpoints on Kubrick's ultimate movie, Eyes vast Shut, putting it within the contexts of movie background, the historical past and thought of psychoanalysis, and the sociology of intercourse and tool. Probing Kubrick's entire physique of labor, Depth of Field is the 1st really multidisciplinary learn of 1 of the main leading edge and arguable filmmakers of the 20th century.

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