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Clockwork Orange or not?


#1

i just saw the Stanley Kubrick movie: Full Metal Jacket. i thought it was really good, i really like war movies a lot. people tell me that if i liked this movie, that i should try the movie clockwork orange. but some people tell me that there’s some weird shit in that movie. what do you think? should i watch it, will it be good?


#2

I haven’t seen it either. I know, why don’t you Kubrick fans convince us to rent it? C’mon, there must be loads of you out there waiting for an opportunity such as this one ;D


#3

yeah, where are all the kubrick fans? i’m not a very big one, i just liked full metal jacket. thats why i need to know if C.orange is good so then maybe i’ll become a big fan.


#4

Clockwork Orange is the very best Kubrick movie. (My opinion)It was like the first movie to really profile a character who just doesn’t give a fuck. He beats, kills, and rapes people, and has a great time. The movie is strange and twisted, and Kubrick at his best. (My opinion) Definately see it.


#5

A Clockwork Orange is a mastepiece as are all Kubrick films!

Mr. Kubrick is the best director ever stepped foot on earth for me.-


#6

so it is worth seeing? okay, i’ll give i a try.


#7

yeah watch it, it’s worth the time I guess.

people in here know my opinion about Kubrick… I don’t like his style much. I love Full Metal Jacket though…



give it a rent!


#8

Well worth your money. Check it out.



Do you even have to ask though? It is widely considered one of the greatest movies ever.


#9

well i havent heard much about kubrick or his movies until someone got me full metal jacket (which is really good). i’ll give it the ol’ college try.


#10

Grand. Also check out Dr. Strangelove and 2001. Two great movies. (I could list almost all of his films, because all that I’ve seen have been great, but those are his two best IMO)


#11

i actually did see dr. strangelove and i just found out that he made it. i like that movie a lot!


#12

I love Clockwork Orange. You should rent it and tell us what you think.


#13

[quote]A Clockwork Orange is a mastepiece as are all Kubrick films!

Mr. Kubrick is the best director ever stepped foot on earth for me.-[/quote]

I always thought Scorsese was your favorite oif.


#14

Kubrick wasn’t my most favorite director, but I always respected what he brought to the table.



Favorites:

1.2001:A Space Odyssey

2.Dr. Strangelove

3.A Clockwork Orange

4.The Shining

5.The Killing

6.Spartacus

7.Full Metal Jacket

8.Paths of Glory

9.Lolita

10.Barry Lyndon

11.Eyes Wide Shut


#15

i havent seen the shining. i read the book, (pretty good) and i just heard that kubrick made the movie version. is it any good?


#16

[quote]i havent seen the shining. i read the book,  (pretty good) and i just heard that kubrick made the movie version. is it any good?[/quote]

Not if you’ve read the book. Kubrick totally fucked it up. If you just try to forget that there even is a book, it’s really good, although that’s just my opinion, which is why you should stop asking if movies are “any good.” There are many people on this board with many different opinions and tastes in movies. Asking if something is “any good” is just gonna make it even harder for you to decide whether to see it or not. So either watch the fuckin movie, or don’t.


#17

I agree with Deaner about Kubrick’s version of The Shining. If you forget about Stephen King’s original version and just take the film at face value, it’s a really compelling movie. But compare it to the book and it irritates you that Kubrick screwed around with the story so much. (Kubrick screwed around with A Clockwork Orange too. He didn’t film the final chapter when he was well aware that one existed. You should read the book after you watch the movie.)



So my advice is to watch the Shining in a couple of months when you’ve forgotten some of the details of the novel so it will easier to avoid making comparisons.


#18

so what you are saying is that the movie is so different from the book, that i should try to forget about the book when i watch the film? i guess i can do that, i read the book a while ago. it wont be hard to forget.


#19

[quote]so what you are saying is that the movie is so different from the book, that i should try to forget about the book when i watch the film? [/quote]
exactly


#20

[quote]Clockwork Orange is the very best Kubrick movie. (My opinion)[/quote]

Damn right! It’s just a perfect portrait of an outlaw, who loves Ludwig Van, the old ultraviolence and the old in-out. AND it’s also a critic on society, moral values and, in my opinion, a very cynical take on the whole justice sistem (or the future of it).



It’s just a great film with one of the greatest soundtracks ever.