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Fri, 18 Jun 1999 01:30:24 -0500
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There is an extensive description of the copycat crimes and the extent to
which Kubrick went to keep it from being shown in the UK.  Now, if only
his first four films could be reissued (the 3 doccs and Fear and Desire).

Scott Andrew Hutchins
Oz, Monsters, Kamillions, and More!

"Love is not a positive emotion that begins in us and ends in the positive
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On Fri, 19 Mar 1999, Sean Desilets wrote:

> I've never read any intereviews in which Kubrick speaks at any length
> about pulling Clockwork Orange, but I think there's a brief exchange about
> it in one of the interviews in _Perspectives on Stanley Kubrick_, which
> was edited by Mario Falsetto (I think). He says essentially what people
> have already said, that he pulled the film because of the copycat stuff
> but still stands behind it.
> I sometimes don't pay close enough attention to the list, so maybe I
> missed something, but I'm a little surprised by the silence with which
> Kubrick's death has been met here. Is that because everybody's tear ducts
> were worn out by Kurusowa's death, because we've all finally realized the
>  "death of the author" so that individual authors' deaths aren't such a
> big deal, or because Kubrick is "dated" (or at least out of critical
> favor)?
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