Stanley Kubrick: Seven Films Analyzed by Randy Rasmussen

By Randy Rasmussen

Stanley Kubrick had an excellent expertise for growing memorable images—such as his well-known bounce minimize from a bone tossed into the prehistoric sky to a spaceship orbiting the earth in 2001. just like the composer of a superb symphony, Kubrick additionally had the power to attract his memorable moments right into a lyrical complete. Balancing concord with discord, he stored audience on area by way of regularly transferring relationships one of the dramatic components in his videos. the consequences frequently confounded expectancies and provoked controversy, correct up via Eyes large Shut, the final movie of his life.
This ebook is a thorough, scene-by-scene research of Kubrick’s such a lot mature work—seven meticulously wrought motion pictures, from Dr. Strangelove to Eyes broad Shut. In those movies, Kubrick dramatized the complexity and mutability of the human fight, in settings so various that a few critics have didn't see the typical threads. Rasmussen strains these threads and divulges the consistently moving, continually memorable, constantly passionately rendered pattern.
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