One of Kubrick's best movie (that I have seen.)
I was working on a long piece about this film, but my computer died a few days ago and I fear it is gone forever, so just imagine that instead of reading this, you're reading about 1500 words of really solid criticism.
I love this fucking movie lol.
A very surrealistic film from Kubrick in Eyes Wide Shut. Based on the book Dream Story, the film follows Cruise navigating through dangerously sexual endeavours. While not Kubrick's best by a long way, Eyes Wide Shut is gripping in it's main point of event and action, and still worth watching.
Estoy aplaudiendo hasta con las orejas.
I haven't seen this film since it first came out. Upon re-watching
it, I found I have a better appreciation for it than I did 15 years
ago. I love the colours and backgrounds in the film; how he uses
red in Bill and Alice's bedroom for instance and then changes to
purple clothes and bedding in the prostitute's bedroom; or how
when Bill goes anywhere every place he enters has the same,
garish Christmas tree lighting up the place.…
I'm sure you could write books about this film, and enough has been written about it here alone to keep anyone that's interested busily entertained for an afternoon; so I'll just say simply that no film I have seen in recent memory has had upon me such an effect of complete disturbance and dislocation.
I'm completely overcome by this. It's everything I hope to find in cinema.
Also my new fave Christmas movie.
Dr. Bill Harford: "Now, where exactly are we going... exactly?"
Gayle: "Where the rainbow ends."
Dr. Bill Harford: "Where the rainbow ends?"
Nuala: "Don't you want to go where the rainbow ends?"
Dr. Bill Harford: "Well, now that depends where that is."
Gayle: "Well, let's find out."
At the party, the initial meeting between Bill Hartford & the two women that want to take him "over the rainbow" isn't shown. If I recall correctly (& I would go & confirm that if I hadn't already hit "delete" on my DVR recording), the viewer finds out about their meeting the same time Alice does -- the three of them are just shown in the middle of a conversation (pointedly, from Alice's POV), blithely flirting.
Meanwhile, the viewer's shown the genesis…
- There is something very important that we need to do as soon as possible.
- What's that?