stanley kubrick

The Kansas City Art Institute and Alamo Drafthouse have joined forces to bring you Film School, a weekly student curated film series. This week – Full Metal Jacket (1987) – Sunday, December 1st.

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This review originally appeared on KTKA-TV and KSNT-TV, Kansas First News. The prequel of sorts “X-Men: First Class” was a return to form for the superhero series, exploring the origin of Magneto and Professor X’s friendship and putting that against the backdrop of the Cuban Missile Crisis. James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender are terrific in [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! #15 is a divisive film if ever there was one. It’s been called [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! I’m on a tear. I’ve got a little catching up to do, but [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! I have watched “A Clockwork Orange” numerous times and it always affects me [...]

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Yesterday would have been Stanley Kubrick’s 82nd birthday. Though his films were often met with mixed critical reception at the time of their release, he is today rightfully viewed as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. While still in high school, Kubrick became a professional photographer, and the seemingly innate talent he displayed [...]

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