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Eyes Wide Shut: 20 Years On

In a short documentary that screened prior to the 20th-anniversary re-release of Eyes Wide Shut, Warner Bros. VP Julian Senior reveals how Stanley Kubrick was “fascinated by holidays.” The director, who notoriously developed a fear of flying, just didn’t see the appeal. “What’s the point of holidays? What do they do?” He couldn’t grasp the […]Read More

Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Spare a thought for poor Ethan Hunt. Now onto his fifth Impossible Mission™ – having already survived sandstorms, drone strikes, room-sized pressure plates, scaling the outside of the world’s tallest building (Dubai’s Burj Khalifa), generally being shot at, actually dying no more than once, and being directed by John Woo (sorry) – the question is inevitably raised: just how […]Read More

Movie Monday: Eyes Wide Shut

Title: Eyes Wide Shut Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEfyfcEdW4Y] Synopsis: The final film to be directed by Stanley Kubrick, Eyes Wide Shut is perhaps his most misunderstood – critics and viewers alike were frustrated upon its release to find it was not the erotic thriller it was marketed to be, rather a slow and eerie, intense study of sexual […]Read More