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So consider, as we settle in to live with this long, advisedly slow, mesmerizing film, how challenging and ambiguous its narrative strategy is. The source is an Arthur Schnitzler novella titled Traumnovelle (or "Dream Story"), and it's a moot question how much of Eyes Wide Shut itself is dream, from the blue shadows frosting the Harfords' bedroom to the backstage replica of New York's Greenwich Village that Kubrick built in England. Its major movement is an imaginative night-journey (even the daylight parts of it) taken by a man reeling from his wife's teasing confession of fantasized infidelity, and toward the end there is a token gesture of the couple waking to reality and, perhaps, a new, chastened maturity. Yet on some level--visually, psychologically, logically--every scene shimmers with unreality. Is everything in the movie a dream? And if so, who is dreaming it at any given moment, and why?
Don't settle for easy answers. Kubrick's ultimate odyssey beckons. And now the dream is yours. --Richard T. Jameson
Yes, it is ok in my book. The movie try to be realistic with some ideas behind. but my point is any movie is illusion. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Alexferdman
I'd been wanting to watch this movie for years. I had read that this movie somehow revealed the illuminati and supposedly Kubrick died after this. Read morePublished 10 days ago by yogiguru
One of the best films I have ever seen. It's in my top five. I watched this when it first came out. I was 20 at the time and many concepts just didn't absorb. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Masculine Unicorn
It's a film about a doctor whose wife decides to share perhaps just a little too much information regarding some of her sexual fantasies and the very real temptations (to the point... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Todd30
It had some very serious erotica in it. At least for me it was erotica - I really squirmed while watching it - not because I was uncomfortable but because it really caught my... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Wynne Linden
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Kubrick's "intention" was to avoid panning & scanning in the TV versions by shooting in full frame. However, the films were composed for theatrical release, and thus the widescreen ratio is preferred. Basically they were shot... Read More
Sep 15, 2007 by Eric Schmidt | See all 10 posts
Yes, WB made a mistake on the 2-disc edition. However it's for the better since the version I got in the newly remastered Stanley Kubrick box set contains the unrated cut only.
That's fine by me since if I ever wanted to see the other cut I can pop in the VHS tape that I used to record the movie... Read More
Aug 8, 2009 by Mark Baum | See all 9 posts
|Confused about EWS Blu Ray||
Feb 20, 2010 by James Remsen Jr. | See all 2 posts
|Blue Ray Censorship....||
"Adult" material is already out on Blu-ray & HD DVD. Both formats have several title available. Unfortunately you are misinformed. Your censoring comment is false.
Oct 27, 2007 by Pepsi | See all 5 posts
|Does this edition contain the unrated european version?||
Just received this version in the mail and am happy to report it is indeed the Unrated version. A great relief because I thought the out-of-stock one labeled as "unrated" was the only unrated version, but apparantly this one is as well.
Dec 30, 2008 by David | See all 4 posts
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