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KUBRICK SERIES

 

FEAR AND DESIRE (1953)

PATHS OF GLORY (1957)

FULL METAL JACKET (1987)


FEAR AND DESIRE
(1953, NR)

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Playing 7/31 - 8/2

(Introduction and Discussion with Film Professor Joe Horine at 4:00pm on 8/2)

 

Join us as we revisit 3 Stanley Kubrick films and explore his take on War, socially distanced and limited seating. We begin with 1953's FEAR AND DESIRE, his feature debut.

 

Synopsis: Four soldiers whose plane has crashed discover they're behind enemy lines in an unnamed country. Desperate to escape, they decide to build a raft and travel up the nearby river into allied country. However, their presence is discovered by a local woman who stumbles across them in the woods, and they learn that an enemy general is nearby, determined to flush them out. Stanley Kubrick served as producer, director, screenwriter, editor, and cinematographer on Fear and Desire, which he made on a budget of only $40,000.

 

The 4:00pm show of FEAR AND DESIRE on 8/2 will include an introduction and Q&A discussion with Film Professor Joe Horine!

 


PATHS OF GLORY
(1957, NR)

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Playing 8/7 - 8/9

(Introduction and Discussion with Film Professor Joe Horine at 4:00pm on 8/9)

Join us as we revisit 3 Stanley Kubrick films and explore his take on War, socially distanced and limited seating. We continue with 1957's PATHS OF GLORY starring the late Kirk Douglas.

 

Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 95%, the Critics Consensus: "Paths of Glory is a transcendentally humane war movie from Stanley Kubrick, with impressive, protracted battle sequences and a knock-out ending."

 

Synopsis: When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them.

 

The 4:00pm show of PATHS OF GLORY on 8/9 will include an introduction and Q&A discussion with Film Professor Joe Horine!

 


FULL METAL JACKET
(1987, R)

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Playing 8/14 - 8/16

(Introduction and Discussion with Film Professor Joe Horine at 4:00pm on 8/16)

Join us as we revisit 3 Stanley Kubrick films and explore his take on War, socially distanced and limited seating. We continue with 1987's FULL METAL JACKET

 

Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 91%, the Critics Consensus: "Intense, tightly constructed, and darkly comic at times, Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket may not boast the most original of themes, but it is exceedingly effective at communicating them."

 

Synopsis: Stanley Kubrick's return to filmmaking after a seven-year hiatus, this film crystallizes the experience of the Vietnam War by concentrating on a group of raw Marine volunteers. Based on Gustav Hasford's novel The Short Timers, the film's first half details the volunteers' harrowing boot-camp training under the profane, power-saw guidance of drill instructor Sgt. Hartman (R. Lee Ermey, a real-life drill instructor whose performance is one of the most terrifyingly realistic on record). Part two takes place in Nam, as seen through the eyes of the now thoroughly indoctrinated marines.

 

The 4:00pm show of FULL METAL JACKET on 8/16 will include an introduction and Q&A discussion with Film Professor Joe Horine!

 

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