Tag Archives: Stanley Kubrick

Episode 107. Ultraviolence: A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Time to take a break from the ol’ Ludwig Van and join us at the Korova Milkbar for a trip into the near dystopian future of A Clockwork Orange. From our Pavlovian responses, to patient care and British Literature, we’ll slooshy what Kubrick’s film has to offer. 


A Clockwork Orange. Dir. Stanley Kubrick, 1971.


The Angry Young Men Movement. An overview of the literary movement that shocked a nation in the late 1950s. 
Commedia Dell’Arte: An Actor’s Handbook. An in-depth look at the Italian theatre practice and all the characters within it, including the Alex reminiscent Il Capitano. 
Stanley Strangelove. The seminal pearl-clutcher by Pauline Kael for the New Yorker in 1972.


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Episode 33. All Work and No Play: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (1980)


Alex and Andrea take a tour of the Overlook Hotel examining Stanley Kubrick’s seminal film, the spectre of Stephen King’s book and the complexities of family life under the American dream.


The Shining. Dir Stanley Kubrick, 1980


Kubrick Goes Gothic. A preview piece from American Film anticipating the release and impact of The Shining.

The Overlook Hotel. This comprehensive Tumblr has all your Shining-related needs covered.

The Making of The Shining. Vivian Kubrick’s candid behind-the-scenes documentary should really be required reading!

Studies in the Horror Film: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, edited by Danel Olson. Essays, artwork and interviews that deliver the goods that other books might have, ahem… overlooked.


 Intro song: Nail Ballet from Nightmare Picture Theatre, courtesy of James Zirco Fisher.
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