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A Clockwork Orange

Is it Good to Be Bad?

Francis Levy | Posted 04.15.2016 | Books
Francis Levy

"Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble" sang the witches of Macbeth, but what is the mantra of the anti-Christ? Imagine knigh...

My Daughter Is Afraid of Donald Trump

Kristie Stumpf Rork | Posted 03.18.2016 | Parents
Kristie Stumpf Rork

Snuggling on the sofa with my eight-year daughter one evening, a commercial for the nightly news hinted of a sensational story about the 2016 political candidates. My daughter looked at me, with sadness in her eyes, "Mommy, I don't want Trump to be president." "Why is that, baby?" I ask. "Because half of my friends would disappear from school!"

Trump: A Doomsday Scenario

Paul Slansky | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Paul Slansky

I've deluded myself that there was a line that couldn't be crossed, and that Donald Trump, the most odious specimen of humanity I have ever experienced in American public life -- not that he hasn't had plenty of competition -- was on the other side of that line. As the results from New Hampshire clearly prove, I've been an idiot.

'A Clockwork Orange' Actor Aubrey Morris Dead At 89

Associated Press | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — British character actor Aubrey Morris who is best known for his role as Mr. Deltoid in "A Clockwork Orange" has died. His agent...

Movie Review: Mad Max: Fury Road -- Taking the Long Way

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Fury Road" is less a sequel than a reimagining of this post-apocalyptic mythology.

Mad About the '60s ... Wild Dr. Strangelove at 50 Reassures That Irrationality Is in the Past (Or Does It?)

William Bradley | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

One of the wildest black comedies ever made, 1964's Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb still stands today for its daring send-up of military and governmental leaders who take American us into nuclear war.

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror ... and the Saturn Goes to ....

Pamela Glasner | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

You need to know about The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, and the award it annually bestows upon those deemed the best at doing all that, and more: The Saturn.

This Film Montage Is 60 Seconds Of Pure Bliss

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment

Film montages are de rigueur for the viral Internet rounds, but they aren't usually this fun. A new video, part of a project called Cinematics, illust...

Your Next Dystopian Obsession? Samantha Shannon's The Bone Season

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.19.2013 | Books
Holly Cara Price

She's 22 and a recent graduate of Oxford University and her debut novel is the flagship of a seven-book series quickly snapped up by the august publis...

Movie review: The Purge

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Purge is a high-concept blunt instrument of a thriller, a movie that offers a straightforward set-up and few subsequent surprises. It does exactly what you expect and doesn't really go anywhere you don't assume it will.

Malcolm McDowell: The CFQ Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 07.24.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Practically omnipresent and infinitely versatile, Malcolm McDowell has played, among others, a rebellious private school student, a futuristic sociopath, a degenerate emperor, Michael Myer's nemesis, and the killer of Captain Kirk.

The Lone Warrior: Vulkan 'Krusades' for Hip Hop

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Rapper Vulkan the Krusader has assembled a new album entitled V which he says is inspired by his fascination with films , comic books , and a nineteenth century French painting.

Encounters With Mike Hodges' 'The Terminal Man' Via Stanley Kubrick, Robert Altman and Terrence Malick

Mike Kaplan | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

It was late and chilly on Wardour Street, a good three miles to the flat I was renting in St. John's Wood, yet I desperately needed that walk to get a grasp on the emotions churned up by the film I had just screened.

Falling for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love a Film Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

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The Best Art Events This Weekend

Bettina Korek | Posted 02.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Art.Music. is the last of the Hammer's music residency wild Up. For this final concert, the orchestra examines the intersection of visual art and music by exploring the museum's collections and creating new site-specific work.

'A Clockwork Orange' Covers From The Past Fifty Years (IMAGES)

Posted 10.04.2012 | Books

"A Clockwork Orange" is a unique novel that, thanks to Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film, has become a fundamental cultural touchstone. Written in the imagi...

New 'Clockwork Orange' Explains Dystopian Obsession

Posted 10.01.2012 | Books

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What's So Great About Stanley Kubrick?

Tom Teicholz | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

If Kubrick is a "legendary filmmaker," what exactly is his legend? Glad you asked.

Inspired By Charlize: 7 Stunning Bowler Hats

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I have a confession to make: I don't like hats. Actually, let me rephrase: I like hats on other people, but I don't wear them myself. I have a short p...

Assad and His Droogs

John Feffer | Posted 08.26.2012 | World
John Feffer

Anthony Burgess' warning about the dangers of intervention holds an important lesson: There are unintended consequences.

How Stanley Kubrick Kept His Eye on the Budget, Down to the Orange Juice

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

One never knew what Kubrick surprise would rear itself at the most unexpected time, make you shake your head in wonder -- and smile.

How Stanley Kubrick Shot His Own Newsweek Cover

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

"This is unheard of. We take our own cover photographs. If he won't be photographed by Newsweek, he won't be on the cover." Was this actually happening? Losing our major break over the cover shot?

Inside the First Screening of A Clockwork Orange

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

For two months after my arrival in England, in May 1971, I had been carrying on an unusual relationship with the footage that would come to constitute A Clockwork Orange.

How Stanley Kubrick Transformed the Modern Box-Office Report (By Accident)

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

With Stanley's rare combination of meticulousness and creativity, we achieved what we set out to accomplish -- but the most influential result of our collaboration was unexpected.

VIDEOS: Hero Swag: 14 Of Film's Most Stylish Characters

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

From the slick noir of Melvillie's Le Samourai to Drive's homage to new wave, style can be just as important to films as narrative itself—sometimes ...