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REVIEW: A Clockwork Orange

BOOK: A Clockwork Orange 
AUTHOR: Anthony Burgess
PAGES: 141
PUBLISHER: Penguin Classics
MY RATING: ★ ★ ★ ★ (4/5)

Told by the central character, Alex, this brilliant, hilarious, and disturbing novel creates an alarming futuristic vision of violence, high technology, and authoritarianism.

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Bibliotique

A Crime Worse than Murder

It has hopefully successfully been established that the separation of man from object relies on the notion that humans are self-directed—that because humans grasp Kantian freedom, the freedom which grants them the capacity to act beyond their biological urges and according to an abstract set of moral restraints, they demonstrate physical ownership over themselves through their discretion over their actions. 683 more words

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

A Clockwork Orange is rather an extremely disturbing movie. It’s set in a futuristic dystopian world where crimes are feverish out of control. The friend and humble… 152 more words

Movie Review

Book Pairing of the Week: American Psycho

I’m keeping it super simple this week.

I have started American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis, and I can pretty much say with certainty that I cannot get enough. 165 more words

Kubrick's Greatest Lesson - Proving That Genre Doesn't Define A Director

By Will Barber Taylor

Stanley Kubrick is one of the world’s greatest directors. He pioneered film and set a precedent for future filmmakers to follow. His use of semaphore and extended metaphors combined with stellar cinematography make the bulk of his work classics of the medium. 442 more words

Film

A Clockwork Orange or: The Less Desirables Movie of the Week

Salutations™!!

a/perture cinema, the Official Movie Sponsor of The Less Desirables, presents The Less Desirables Movie of the Week, A Clockwork Orange (1971), starring Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee and Michael Bates. 774 more words

The Less Desirables

Never Gonna Stop

(Rob Zombie Never Gonna Stop)

This one’s a childhood favorite; I guess I would have been eleven around the time this was released, but thanks to my dad (and his delightful taste in all sorts of music) I’d already been a fan of Rob Zombie for years – I was introduced to his stuff before… 24 more words

Streams Of Thought