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Reel Reviews – Dr. Strangelove

Reel Review #7: Gentleman! You can’t fight in here – this is the War Room! Dr. Strangelove – what can I say? This is a must see picture. Yes, it is in black & white – get over it! Watch Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden and Slim Pickens under the guidance of one of the greatest directors to have ever lived – Stanley Kubrick, entertain you in a film that has stood the test of time. Find out why you must preserve the purity and essence of our precious bodily fluids. Dr. Strangelove consistently ranks as one of the top comedies ever made as well as one of the best films of all time!

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6 Responses to “Reel Reviews – Dr. Strangelove”


  1. Gravatar Icon 1 Tim Nov 4th, 2004 at 6:55 pm

    Michael,

    Great review of

  2. Gravatar Icon 2 Michael Nov 4th, 2004 at 7:57 pm

    Thanks for the comment Tim. As you can appreciate it is tough with Kubrick, too many good choices. I actually own all of his films from 1955’s Killer’s Kiss forward. Most likely I’ll visit Barry Lyndon next. I love that movie, it takes its time and the entire journey is a pleasure to watch. Great music too. You list some all time greats, eventually we will get to them all.

    As for David Lean, I have Great Expectations on my short list for an upcoming Cinephile Series. That film is perfect for a CS, as it is difficult to discuss without giving away critical spoilers.

    Thanks for listening.

  3. Gravatar Icon 3 Brian R. Nov 6th, 2004 at 8:57 am

    Kubrick is God!
    Your show is fantastic! Thanks for the film discussion. I’ve seen most of the films you’ve reviewed and I really enjoyed listening to you talk about them. I’m a MWGblog feed subscriber now!
    -Brian R.

  4. Gravatar Icon 4 Michael Nov 6th, 2004 at 12:43 pm

    Brian, thank you for the kind words. I am always glad to hear people, like you, are enjoying my podcasts. Thanks again.

    Michael

    P.S. I just posted this from BloggerCon and Dave Slusher is sitting next to me opining to Robert Scoble – this is a little surreal.

  5. Gravatar Icon 5 Brian A. Nov 6th, 2004 at 3:31 pm

    Another great podcast. I was lucky enough to get introduced to Kubrick in high school by one of my teachers… and Strangelove is probably his most accessible film. If you haven’t seen it and you’re reading this… by God, get out there and see it.

    Also, Michael, I wanted to ask you something. I was going to e-mail you but I couldn’t find your address for the life of me. I review movies for my school paper and I often get to see them in advance, and I’m thinking of putting together a podcast for current movie reviews. Unfortunately, I have no webspace and less ability to put together an RSS 2.0 feed. Thus, what I’d like to do is maybe e-mail you reviews of new movies a day or two before they come out which you could post as a sort of sidebar to your main column. I’m putting one together for The Incredibles as I write this, I’d be happy to e-mail it to you and hear any feedback you may have towards it.

    You can reach me at [email protected], because I’m a cybersquatting chump.

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