"Kubrick does horror - King hates it, and rumors still fly about the arduous schedule. But you've got to admit, didn't you feel like killing Shelley Duvall as well? The very peak of Kubrick's art, melding auterism and commercialism."
"Kubrick does sci-fi satire - a very inspired and darkly hilarious adaptation, despite being nowhere near as good as the book. Along with The Warriors, a holy grail to every new generation of 15-year olds."
"Kubrick does sci-fi - a revolutionary film that placed him on the genius map. Considerably dated IMHO, the final third is still more hallucinatory than anything since created - try synching it with Pink Floyd's "Echoes"."
"Kubrick does Vietnam - the first half is amazing, while it somewhat falters in the second. But there was never before and will never be a stronger message on the irony of war - nor a drill instructor like R. Lee Ermey."