A Clockwork Orange by Stanley Kubrick

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1972 Classic by famous Author and Director, Stanley Kubrick.
 

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Published January 1, 1972 by New York Ballantine 1972..
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It's doubtful that this was a desired effect of the conditioning, so you have to wonder: if the government takes away Alex's ability to defend himself and sends him out in a society that hates his very existence and distrusts this so-called cure, does perhaps the punishment exceeds the crime?

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Examiner

When Kubrick released the film in 1971, it was received with controversy in the United States and even worse controversy in the UK, after reports began to surface that British teenagers who had seen the film were starting to imitate the violence they were seeing onscreen.

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Upon Alex being incarcerated for crimes he has recently committed, audiences are more than likely thinking, 'Thank God this psychopath has been sent to prison for fourteen years.' Ah, if only the film made it so easy for audiences.

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Examiner

The beauty in writing about films isn’t solely in the enjoyment of watching and thinking about them, but in the sharing of great films.

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Entertainment Weekly

A Clockwork Orange (Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] For a sense of just how controversial A Clockwork Orange (1971, R, 2 hrs., 17 mins.) was when it came out 40 years ago, consider… Movie on DVD Review A...

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The Washington Post

In his preface to the play, Burgess offered a laundry list of grievances about the published novel: The American publishers lopped off the final chapter, leaving a new ending that Burgess thought was toothlessly optimistic.

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Suite 101

Listeners familiar to classical music will find that they’ll enjoy Carlos’ rendition as it doesn’t try to deviate far from the original but is able to build upon it.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

Reviewer rating: Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars THEATRE Malthouse Theatre Until April 21 Anthony Burgess' dystopian novel A Clockwork Orange – and its bleak film adaptation by Stanley Kubrick – influenced the development of youth counterculture and the punk a...

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Common Sense Media

Sure, it's extremely violent and very sexual, especially once 'viddied' in the film, but that shouldn't make anyone dismiss it because it really is an amazing film.

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Common Sense Media

After two years in prison, Alex is chosen to participate in an experiment to brainwash the violent tendencies out of criminals: He becomes deathly sick and incapacitated anytime he encounters or thinks about violence.

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Common Sense Media

For the uninitiated, set in near future Britain, the movie shows Malcom MacDowell as the head of a group of youngsters involved in sexual violence.

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Common Sense Media

most people 17 and over will be able to grasp this message if they are willing to think about the movie, and not just watch it for entertainment.

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Time Out New York

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Time Out New York

Kubrick's film exploited the current debate on the validity of aversion therapy in the context of a working lad's freedom to choose violence as his form of self-expression.

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Slant Magazine

Alex throws himself into the act with giddy exuberance, but does anyone honestly believe that we're meant to laugh along with Alex's joie de vivre as he behaves like a savage?

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Horror News Net

... A Clockwork Orange (1971) - Cult Movie & Film Review - HorrorNews.net. ... The
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Anthony Burgess's satirical novel, on which the film is based, ...

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Variety

05:56PM PTA wonderfully unusual cine-documentary that focuses more on the titular movie's historical context and philosophy than on its production and reception.

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Technology Tell

The Extras A Clockwork Orange comes with two featurettes, one about the making of the film focuses on the history of the film, from pre-production to release, and talks to Kubrick historians and crew members about the way the film was planned, shot (they eschewed a screenplay in favor of using th...

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Star Pulse

(he got into an actual physical fight with the fellow actress Christine Noonan after a kiss!) to fixing film time length issues on "O Lucky Man" (a film reel fell on the floor – brilliant cut!), McDowell has some tall tales to tell.

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Londonist

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