ALL-TIME BOX OFFICE (by dollars) The charts below show the top ten movies of  All-Time Box Office, as they would have been calculated at the end of each calendar year. The dollar amounts are for domestic gross only. (U.S. and Canada) Many high-ranking films have been released multiple times over the past century, and the [...]

It’s long been understood that Stanley Kubrick’s oeuvre tells stories of violence. But what often gets lost is that Kubrick’s focus is not on violence in general, but on violence that is particularly male in nature. Take Dr. Strangelove as an example: In the twisted logic of the film, violence feeds on itself, begetting more [...]

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) - dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini Eyes Wide Shut (1999) - dir. Stanley Kubrick Pier Paolo Pasolini's 1975 Salò and Stanley Kubrick's 1999 Eyes Wide Shut were separated by a quarter-century, but share basic structure, themes and strategies that each director use to condemn consumerism. Both Pasolini and [...]
Malcolm McDowell as Alex Delarge in A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange (1971) dir. Stanley Kubrick "imagine a human subject devoid of the defense mechanisms produced by a history of hurting and being hurt, of choices and therefore of exclusions; imagine someone who has never had to make a choice that excludes an option or disadvantages another. In other words, imagine unfallen humanity, as [...]