The great and powerful Oz of directors, Kubrick foraged through a half-dozen genres futurist fantasy (2001), horror (The Shining), social satire (A Clockwork Orange), the war movie (Full Metal Jacket), classic novel adaptation (Barry Lyndon), sexual drama (Eyes Wide Shut) and turned each of them into a meditation on the futility of man's ambition. Except for Barry Lyndon, which came out at the same time but is sold separately, they’re all here, along with a slew of pertinent extras. One favorite: Keir Dullea, 40 years after becoming the old man in 2001, walks into a simulation of the same room, as an old man. It's a moment as enthrallingly creepy as any in the Kubrick canon.
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