Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“Room 237” an examination of Kubrick masterpiece “The Shining”

By Jonathan Smith

April 16, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

As part of Amherst Cinema’s on-going “Books into Film” series, there will be a one-time showing of the horror classic “The Shining,” originally adapted from Stephen King’s best seller of the same name, on Apri...

Stanley Kubrick was an iconographic king

By Soren Hough

March 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

An elevator door opens to reveal a river of blood. A bone tossed into the sky by a monkey becomes a space station. A young “droog”  kicks and beats an old man to the tune of “Singin’ in the Rain.” A crazed aircraft commander rides a nuclear bomb like a rodeo cowboy. An over-the...

The lighter side of the Cold War

By Emily Felder

October 26, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 release of “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” was more than the satirization of U.S. and U.S.S.R. relations during the Cold War; it was a driving force of social...