These 17 critical essays examine the career and films of director Stanley Kubrick. Part One focuses on his more obscure initial career, including his early career, including his first newsreels, his photography for "Look" magazine, and his earliest ...
films. Part Two examines Kubrick's major or most popular films. Part Three provides a thorough case study of "Eyes Wide Shut", with four very different essays focusing on the film's use of sound, its representation of gender, its "carnivalesque" qualities, and its phenomenological nature. Finally, Part Four discusses Kubrick's ongoing legacy and his impact on contemporary filmmakers.