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Cult Column: Dr Strangelove

As the Russian doomsday machine detonates, and as the War Room of the U.S. government animatedly discusses the need to bring 10 beautiful women each into subterranean mineshafts in order…

The Shining

Halloween is upon us, and there’s no better way to celebrate the spookiest time of the year than watching an appropriately spooky film. From classics like The Omen to new…

Cult Column: A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Content warning: sexual assault and rape This month, to mark the twentieth anniversary of the director’s death, Stanley Kubrick’s scintillating, surreal masterpiece A Clockwork Orange is being re-released in cinemas…

Cult Column: The Shining

Right in time for Halloween, Stanley Kubrick’s formidable The Shining returns to cinemas. The film begins with Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) driving up to the Overlook Hotel in a yellow…

A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork Orange was controversial to say the least when it was published in 1962, with an equally controversial film adaptation from Stanley Kubrick following nine years…

2001: A Personal Odyssey

It is staring at me. Constant. Relentless. Unblinking. The red light is burning into my retinas. I cannot escape even when I close my eyes. There is a shrill intermittent…