Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut

DVD - 1999
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Dr. William Harford, a New Yorker who plunges one fateful winter night into an erotic foray that threatens his marriage - and many even ensnare him in a lurid murder mystery - after his wife's admission of sexual longings.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c1999
ISBN: 9780790747064
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (159 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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May 08, 2017

Maybe we should suspend the reductive question, "Is it any good or not?" and acknowledge that it's a fascinating, tantalizing film that will continue to be argued about.

May 05, 2017

Eyes Wide Shut is indeed not simply about a relationship, it is about all of the outside forces and influences that define that relationship. It is about the eternal back-and-forth between the male and female principles in a confused and decadent modern world. Also, more importantly, it is about the group that rules this modern world – a secret elite that channels this struggle between the male and female principles in a specific and esoteric matter. The movie however does not spell out anything. Like all great art, messages are communicated through subtle symbols and mysterious riddles.

Jan 03, 2017

Eyes Wide Shut is just a porn movie unlike Stanley Kubrick's Lolita which was based on a novel.

Sep 25, 2016

So, in just 3 little words - I'm gonna describe Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut" to you, plain & simple - And, those 3 words are - boring - Boring - BORING!!!.... Yeah. I'd confidently say that that, pretty much, describes this piffling, snivelling, nothing-of-a-move to an absolute "T".
And, speaking about this being director Kubrick's last picture (made at the absolute end of his life) - What an utterly sad and pathetic whimper-of-a-movie "Eyes Wide Shut" was. Yeah. It sure was.

Instead of Kubrick's career and life going out with a colossal "bang!' here - This final film of his was such a totally forgettable and worthless offering that all I can honestly think of to say in response to it is - "Tsk. Tsk. To Stanley Kubrick.... Yeah. Shame-shame on you, Stanley. You really let me down, man!"

And, of course, casting those 2 totally talentless stars, Cruise and Kidman, as this film's lead characters was, without a doubt, the straw that broke this movie's back. There's no question about that.

C20T11 Mar 07, 2016

Ok Movie, Nicole Kidman has a Nice A$$-set.!
I do Believe Secret Society's do Exist.!

Sep 20, 2015

Great cinematography does not make up for the parade of nude female model-type bodies and one-sided male sex fantasies. It's not the nudity/sexual content that offends me, but the bias toward female-as-object/commodity.

Jul 02, 2015

This is a 1999 American erotic thriller directed by Stanley Kubrick, loosely based on Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 novella Traumnovelle (Dream Story).
It was his last film, as he died six days after showing his final cut to Warner Bros. studios.
Although it seems quite serious on the surface, it actually turns out a flop.
What a pity this is Kubrick's last film!
The protagonist embarks on a night-long adventure, during which he infiltrates a massive masked orgy of an unnamed secret society.
This orgy contains a lot of nonsense.
For example, how should a woman be able to identify the doctor and redeem him?
The ending sounds quite foolish---if not absolutely out of the wife's mind.

May 28, 2015

lots of T & A in this, including Nicole Kidman's impressive figure.

May 12, 2015

Had seen it years ago. Wow, Nicole has quite the opening scene. but I do remember the comments years ago, , , ,why do we get to enjoy a young Nicole but little views of Tom? Thought provoking? yes.

Jan 29, 2015

One of the finest movies ever made.

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mrsgail5756 Jan 21, 2013

On watchable best describes this movie.


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