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Great Directors: Stanley Kubrick (The Recluse)

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Fear and Desire ( The Trap )
Fear and Desire ( The Trap )
"Early debut shows some hints of greatness that would come in later life. 3/5"
Killer's Kiss [DVD]
Killer's Kiss [DVD]
"Kubrick's second feature shows his promise as a powerful and iconic director in motifs and style. 3/5"
The Killing [DVD]
The Killing [DVD]
"Even though he was just staring out, Kubrick instantly mastered the crime genre. A stunning film. 5/5"
Paths Of Glory [DVD] [1957]
Paths Of Glory [DVD] [1957]
"Star Kirk Douglas used to say he didn’t have to wait 50 years to know that Paths Of Glory would "always be good". He was right. 5/5"
Spartacus [DVD] [1960]
Spartacus [DVD] [1960]
"Kubrick disregarded the film due to lack of creative control, but it remains one of the finest epics committed to film. 5/5"
Lolita [1962] [DVD]
Lolita [1962] [DVD]
"A pitch black comedy that was incredibly controversial on release, it has aged very well. 4/5"
Dr. Strangelove (Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1964] [2002]
Dr. Strangelove (Collector's Edition) [DVD] [1964] [2002]
"Simultaneously terrifying and hilarious, not is Dr. Strangelove proof that Kubrick can master any genre, it is one of the greatest comedies ever made. 5/5"
2001: A Space Odyssey (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1968]
2001: A Space Odyssey (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1968]
"Whatever secret — if any — lies at the heart of 2001, certain things are beyond question: it is a work of considerable genius and an unerringly satisfying, utterly unique cinematic experience. 5/5"
A Clockwork Orange (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
A Clockwork Orange (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
"A Clockwork Orange isn't about violence, it's about the fragility of individual freedom in the face of state repression. And as a subject, that's just as valid today as it was in 1971."
Barry Lyndon [1975] [DVD]
Barry Lyndon [1975] [DVD]
"Kubrick's superb version of William Thackery's first novel is meticulous and philosophically stimulating. 5/5"
The Shining (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1980]
The Shining (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1980]
"There's a strong case to be made that this is the greatest horror film ever made. Here's Johnny! 5/5"
Full Metal Jacket (Deluxe Edition) [DVD] [1987]
Full Metal Jacket (Deluxe Edition) [DVD] [1987]
"A powerful, shocking and disturbing portrait of the Vietnam war that suggest men commit war because they enjoy it. One of the greatest war films ever. 5/5"
Eyes Wide Shut (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1999]
Eyes Wide Shut (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] [1999]
"While this is obviously a must-see for Kubrick acolytes, those with less lofty expectations should be prepared for an overblown effort. 4/5"