The Clock Work Orange

Sunshine

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I know...its an old movie...I tried to watch it a few times when I was younger and never could get threw it...Im trying again now. I hate it. What the hell....so damn violent. What are your thoughts? There is NO WAY this movie would be made in this day and age.
 

mellecyn

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That movie is so horribly violent, but it is a genius piece of art. I like it.
I watched it first when I was in high school, just in period where I was fascinated by anything 60´s-70´s, and so for the design of the interiors, furniture etc....very spacey, pop
The vision Kubrick had about violence in the future, was unfortunately so close to reality....
 

whistlerchic

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I tried to watch this movie years ago with one of my girlfriends who loved it - I watched it only for her. I got thru about 40 min. and told her "I guess we'll have to agree to disagree." :s

Stanley Kubric - def. not for everyone. Just like Eyes Wide Shut? What the hell was that?

I'm sad to say I'm not terribly close to this particular girlfriend anymore. She is a really unhappy person.

But I'm NOT saying that has anything to do with her taste in movies... Obviously there are lots of Kubrick fans. Whatever floats your boat.
 

Sunshine

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Im only about 20 minutes into it...the only interesting thing is the furniture!! What a freak this guy is...he kind of scares me.
 

Eugin

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I'm not sure if any other director, but Stanely Kubrick could get this much leeway in this kind of film. I thought Clock Work Orange was ok, but 2001 Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove and Full Metal Jacket were great.
 

Sunshine

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I made it 30 minutes in...and gave up. Waste of time. LOL Plus he really was scaring me.:crybaby: :crybaby:
 

Socialite

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ooo Im gunna watch this, my ,mum stopped me putting it on to watch it when I was 14, she said it was too violent :sad: lol ! now I can watch it