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...

Popblerd!

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...

Film

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....

Film

Thanks For The Turkey!: The Black Hole

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

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Film

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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...