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Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Reviews

May 15, 2019
Age has not withered that final queasy nightmare of the mushroom clouds, set to Vera Lynn's hopeful We'll Meet Again - underscoring how the certainties of the second world war ceased to hold their meaning in the nuclear age.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 22, 2019
Nothing would seen to be farther apart than nuclear war and comedy, yet Kubrick's caper eloquently tackles a Fail-Safe subject with a light touch.
January 31, 2019
Kubrick has shown before that he is a director of rare gifts. Dr. Strangelove brings them into full realization.
May 13, 2014
By a whopping margin, this is Kubrick's most radical film and greatest dramatic gamble.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 6, 2010
To me, Dr. Strangelove is an evil thing about an evil thing; you will have to make up your own mind about it.
May 8, 2007
Like most of his work, Stanley Kubrick's deadly black satirical comedy-thriller on cold war madness and its possible effects (1964) has aged well.
January 26, 2006
Perhaps Kubrick's most perfectly realised film, simply because his cynical vision of the progress of technology and human stupidity is wedded with comedy.
November 26, 2004
This landmark movie's madcap humor and terrifying suspense remain undiminished by time.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
November 18, 2004
Stanley Kubrick's blackest of black comedies.
November 5, 2004
Is Dr. Strangelove Kubrick's best movie? Along with Paths of Glory, absolutely.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 12, 2004
Stanley Kubrick's first genuinely original movie has been seen, reseen, dissected, and iconized, but a few sly truths about it have yet to be fully grokked.
January 1, 2000
The film is always saying something, and a viewer would have to be deaf and blind not to recognize the targets of the sarcasm.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Dr. Strangelove (1964) is filled with great comic performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
The most shattering sick joke I've ever come across.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5