Tag: Stanley Kubrick

(Not So) Famous Firsts, Film

(Not So) Famous Firsts: “Fear and Desire”

Every filmmaker follows one of two paths. The first path is the Orson Welles wunderkind path that sees a filmmaker dazzle everyone their...

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Remakes of Classic Horror Films

Horror movies derive most of their power and enjoyment (you sicko) from a combination of novelty and surprise.The novelty: how the...

Current Events, PopSmarts

PopSmarts: The Camera Always Lies

I’ve always been a know-it-all. I was the kid who actually did read the encyclopedia for fun, and I carried my reputation as a fount of...


The 31 Days of Horror, Days 20-22: A Stephen King Mini-Marathon (The Mist, The Shining, & Silver Bullet)

Nearing the home stretch of this list, I’m aware that we’ve doubled up before: the weekend of October 6th we looked at...


Sequelitis: “2010: The Year We Make Contact”

What do you call a misfire that nonetheless succeeds? Call it the first of Popdose's new series, Sequelitis....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Full Metal Jacket: 25th Anniversary Edition”

Kubrick's meditation on the Vietnam War gets a special Blu-ray edition....


Thanks For The Turkey!: The Black Hole

On the eve of Thanksgiving, Dw. Dunphy serenades the Disney turkey that is The Black Hole....



Dw. Dunphy On… Crawling Through a Winter Wonderland

Hey, East Coast, are you feeling a little European today? It’s the last great Blizzard of 2010, folks. I have just finished digging...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: December 10, 1984

Axel Foley, the Terminator, Supergirl, Mozart, and God all make appearances in this week's Box Office Flashback to December 10, 1984....


Contests, Film, Listmania

Listmania: Top 20 Scariest Films (#10-1)

There are only five days until Halloween and the Popdose staff is counting down the 20 most frightening films of all time — and as a...


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “The Shining”

"Come play with us forever and ever and ever." Kelly Stitzel invites you up to room 237 to listen to The Shining's epically creepy...


Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: The B-52’s, “Cosmic Thing”

For this week's Popdose Flashback, Bob Cashill reminisces about the B-52s' Cosmic Thing -- and a certain very, very friendly young...


Film, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Sydney Pollack (1934-2008)

“If I had to label myself in some way, I would describe myself as a kind of traditionalist, I suppose, in terms of cinema. Clearly,...