January 25, 2014

WHICH IS TO MISS THE POINT...:

ALMOST EVERYTHING IN "DR. STRANGELOVE" WAS TRUE (ERIC SCHLOSSER, 1/25/14, The New Yorker)

This month marks the fiftieth anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's black comedy about nuclear weapons, "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb." Released on January 29, 1964, the film caused a good deal of controversy. Its plot suggested that a mentally deranged American general could order a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union, without consulting the President. One reviewer described the film as "dangerous ... an evil thing about an evil thing." Another compared it to Soviet propaganda. 

...of the film entire.
Posted by at January 25, 2014 1:37 PM
  
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