8 of the best films of one of the most brilliant directors of XX century
No film fans in the world who has not heard of Stanley Kubrick. This man is one of the most influential innovators, filmmakers of the second half of the XX century. Kubrick films, most of which is based on a literary source, taken with great technical skill and full of ingenious solutions. Each of its frame is verified with a jeweler's precision and filled with deep meaning.
In honor of the birth of a talented director publish a selection of his most famous films.
Path of Glory, 1957
"Paths of Glory" - a picture, which actually began Kubrick classic. The film encourages people to sober actions. The worst thing that not everyone is a courageous act will be considered as heroism. On the contrary, it can lead you to ruin. And this death will be far from the hand of the enemy - but from the hands of those to whom, logically, should not count in difficult moments.
A Clockwork Orange 1971
poignant story of a young bastard who paid dearly for their crimes, will not leave anyone indifferent. Can lead to endless discussions about violence and how to combat it, but you can just see this film, and the effect will be just as good.
The Shining, 1980
The main character - Jack Torrance - came in an elegant secluded hotel to work the caretaker during the off-season with his wife and son. Torrens here have never visited. Or it is not so? The answer lies in the darkness, woven from the criminal nightmare. You know, if you want to see quality movies, then this is it. That's it, take it!
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 1964
The plot - the current at the time (and not only) the problem of relations between the two superpowers - the USSR and the USA. Both countries have got a collection of nuclear missiles, and are just waiting for an occasion to the adversary, aggression, wrong to say the word. Nerves to the limit. Under the sweet melody of the song "We`ll Meet Again", a lyrical and solemn at the same time, the world covers the nuclear disaster.
Barry Lyndon 1975
It is believed that "Barry Lyndon" - first and foremost a visual masterpiece of the great Stanley Kubrick, a striking example of recreating historical epoch. Nevertheless, the film is much more complicated than just a good costume drama. Shedevralen film in cinematic terms, and scenes shot by candlelight, deliver great pleasure.
Full Metal Jacket 1987
The film shows how easily a war with all its inherent qualities of soft sucking all human goodness and kindness and gives him their emotions - the cruelty and madness. Kubrick withdrew the movie acting in the first place, not an image, but an internal horror protagonists, and that makes it memorable. He plays on the nerves, but playing technique he has his own.
2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
1968 forever entered the history of science-fiction movie, as the year gave the world rock-solid classics of the genre, entitled "2001: A Space Odyssey," which in many ways has become a real breakthrough in a given topic, and identified further development of the genre for years. Half the picture - Zen meditation. Half the picture - oppressive thriller when emotionless machine throws to die in the abyss of space astronaut.
Eyes Wide Shut, 1999
The last film of the great Stanley Kubrick suspended and the audience, and critics attributed to the genre of the erotic thriller. As always, his work on the film into simply delicious. It is known that before the shooting was taken about 30,000 photos of streets, mansions, rooms, houses for the film. Kubrick did not randomly choose a filming location. He needed just such a street, this is the interior of the rooms, these are the gates of the mansion.