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Nostalgia book review: 'A Clockwork Orange' isn't just a movie?

So the wildly popular, violent, and vulgar A Clockwork Orange did not just spring out of Kubrick’s brilliantly warped mind. Who knew?

The book is by Anthony Burgess was published in 1962 … a whole nine years before Kubrick’s wildly popular film. 990 more words

Retro movie review: Time After Time [1979]

“What if H.G. Wells really was a time traveler?” is a logical question and one that many narrative works have sought to explore. With Time After Time… 509 more words

Movie Reviews

John Galliano's Maison Margiela RTW Debut Feels Like 'A Clockwork Orange'

Eyes Wide Shut-esque gold faces at Rick Owens yesterday, and a pack of technicolor Droogs today? Apparently, French fashion is having a Kubrick moment. 182 more words

A Clockwork Orange

Clockwork Orange, A (1971)
★★★★ / ★★★★

Alex (Malcolm McDowell) leads a group of friends (Warren Clarke, James Marcus, Michael Tarn), the four of them collectively known as “droogs,” to commit sociopathic acts of random ultra-violence. 595 more words

Well, I'm Certainly Not Going Through Life With One Hand Tied Behind My Back. -- James Dean

I suppose it was only natural that, being bought up in a musical family where a bit of the old Ludwig Van was forever on the record player (yes, it was the age of vinyl), … 205 more words

Movie Locations

A very short review of "Silent Night" (2012).

I wrote this review three years ago; Donal Logue’s career is alive and well today in “Gotham.”  And, yes, I do get that this is a remake/homage to 1984’s “Silent Night, Deadly Night.”   ***** 101 more words

Time After Time: The Past Meets the Present at the Mostly British Film Festival

by Dennis Harvey

In the multicultural U.S. of today, there’s no longer a great sense of kinship with the U.K., our onetime colonial master and for at least a couple centuries the country Americans felt a special love/hate (but mostly love) relationship toward. 1,902 more words