Author Archive for: ‘Stella Louis’

Kubrick’s (Dark) Shadows(s) on Contemporary Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction

There are some Kubrickian images that just stand out. A dynamic helicopter shot over a snow-laden landscape, the perspective suggesting impending danger, which then cuts to a building in the middle of nowhere partly submerged by snow. A man plays chess with a talking computer. The machine wins the game but is vengefully disabled by its human opponent. Elsewhere a …

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