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Your favorite Stanley Kubrick movie?

  1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (6 votes [18.18%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 18.18%

  2. A Clockwork Orange (4 votes [12.12%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.12%

  3. Dr. Strangelove (5 votes [15.15%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.15%

  4. The Shining (7 votes [21.21%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 21.21%

  5. Full Metal Jacket (5 votes [15.15%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 15.15%

  6. Barry Lyndon (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Spartacus (3 votes [9.09%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.09%

  8. Paths of Glory (2 votes [6.06%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.06%

  9. Eyes Wide Shut (1 votes [3.03%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.03%

  10. Lolita (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  11. The Killing (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  12. Fear and Desire (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  13. Killer’s Kiss (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  14. other (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 Texas King

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 04:52 PM

The Shining is my pick. Dr. Strangelove is close second.

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 04:55 PM

Spartacus.

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 05:01 PM

Spartacus

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 05:21 PM

Full Metal Jacket

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 05:40 PM

2001: A Space Odyssey

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 05:52 PM

Favorite director of all time.

Too tough a call. It's as tough as choosing my favorite Rush album. I guess if pressured it'd come down to Clockwork Orange and Full Metal Jacket.

I'd give the first five movies on that list and Spartacus all A+ grades!

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 06:43 PM

Tough one  .. Kubrick didn't just make great films, he made all time great films

The Shining for me, with 2001 a very very close 2nd

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 06:55 PM

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 06:43 PM, said:

Tough one  .. Kubrick didn't just make great films, he made all time great films


I can't think of another director who made so many consistent, all time great films.

He wasn't prolific compared to other directors with decades long careers but what he made was just unbeatable IMHO.

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 07:09 PM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 20 September 2017 - 06:55 PM, said:

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 06:43 PM, said:

Tough one  .. Kubrick didn't just make great films, he made all time great films


I can't think of another director who made so many consistent, all time great films.

He wasn't prolific compared to other directors with decades long careers but what he made was just unbeatable IMHO.

Totally agree JB

When Kubrick made a film, he made a great film

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 07:13 PM

Dr. Strangelove

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 07:39 PM

Fear and Desire and Killer's Kiss are Kubrick's film school projects. Films that show potential but suffer from lack of experience and lack of knowledge.

The Killing is where his talent takes off. It's a fun film injected with originality and inspiration.

Paths of Glory is where his genius reveals itself. A master has moved the bar.

Spartacus is his Hollywood film. He didn't belong there, he left and never looked back. It's still an entertaining movie with all its restrictions.

Lolita is the slightest of missteps. It's still a great film but suffers from too much ambition.

Dr. Strangelove is a masterpiece. Silly and intelligent.

2001 is in its own class. A visual masterpiece. Some may think it's boring but you can't deny it's beautiful and perfectly edited.

A Clockwork Orange will always be relevant. Scary stuff when you think how accurate it is with its vision and predictions.

Barry Lyndon is a moving painting. And riveting storytelling when you give it a chance. The cinematography alone makes it a masterpiece.

The Shining is a Kubrick movie, not a Stephen King movie. It's more disturbing and unsettling than scary.

Full Metal Jacket is not the movie you wanted to see. It just shows you how war beats you down until you accept to survive.

Eyes Wide Shut is a dream movie. The first time you watch it you don't get it. You might even hate it. Watch it again and you realize how hard it is to be honest with yourself and that sometimes it's probably best if you're not. And then best if you are.

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 07:48 PM

Full Metal Jacket, Spartacus a close second.

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 07:49 PM

Dr. Strangelove would easily get my vote if it wasn't for the ending. It just seems off somehow, so I'll go with Clockwork Orange.

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 08:06 PM

Paths of glory

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 09:20 PM

If I had to rank the 12 main ones scored out of 10 without being too much of a 'fanboy':

10:
2001
Shining
Barry Lyndon

9:
Clockwork Orange
Full Metal Jacket
Paths Of Glory

8:
Lolita
Eyes Wide Shut
Dr. Strangelove

7:
Killer's Kiss
The Killing
Spartacus

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Posted 26 September 2017 - 11:55 PM

The Shining, followed by 2001: A Space Oddysey.

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Posted 27 September 2017 - 10:04 PM

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 07:09 PM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 20 September 2017 - 06:55 PM, said:

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 06:43 PM, said:

Tough one  .. Kubrick didn't just make great films, he made all time great films


I can't think of another director who made so many consistent, all time great films.

He wasn't prolific compared to other directors with decades long careers but what he made was just unbeatable IMHO.

Totally agree JB

When Kubrick made a film, he made a great film

Eyes Wide Shut and Lolita would like to interject here.

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Posted 27 September 2017 - 10:07 PM

I’d have to go with 2001, even though I’m more entertained by Full Metal Jacket, The Shining, and Clockwork.  2001 works on all levels for me as art and entertainment and challenging myself.

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Posted 28 September 2017 - 01:44 AM

View PostLedRush, on 27 September 2017 - 10:04 PM, said:

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 07:09 PM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 20 September 2017 - 06:55 PM, said:

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 06:43 PM, said:

Tough one  .. Kubrick didn't just make great films, he made all time great films


I can't think of another director who made so many consistent, all time great films.

He wasn't prolific compared to other directors with decades long careers but what he made was just unbeatable IMHO.

Totally agree JB

When Kubrick made a film, he made a great film

Eyes Wide Shut and Lolita would like to interject here.

Eyes Wide Shut is one I have not seen, but I do consider Lolita a great film



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Posted 28 September 2017 - 02:48 AM

View PostLucas, on 28 September 2017 - 01:44 AM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 27 September 2017 - 10:04 PM, said:

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 07:09 PM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 20 September 2017 - 06:55 PM, said:

View PostLucas, on 20 September 2017 - 06:43 PM, said:

Tough one  .. Kubrick didn't just make great films, he made all time great films


I can't think of another director who made so many consistent, all time great films.

He wasn't prolific compared to other directors with decades long careers but what he made was just unbeatable IMHO.

Totally agree JB

When Kubrick made a film, he made a great film

Eyes Wide Shut and Lolita would like to interject here.

Eyes Wide Shut is one I have not seen, but I do consider Lolita a great film

Neither are nowhere near Kubrick's best but I liked them both.




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