Tag: Stanley Kubrick

1964 – Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    I, completely unintentionally, seem to have created a mini-marathon lately here on Cinematic Century revolving around the Cold War. I guess by this period in time, the early sixties, the paranoia and stress of the Cold War had finally percolated in the American subconscious enough that […]

1956 – The Killing

  Our tour through the surprising darkness lurking under 1950’s Hollywood’s idealized surface continues this week folks. I often see this decade somewhat written off as a collection of Hollywood’s laziest and most homogenized products, which may be true, but little glimmers of brilliance can be found if […]