Features new remastered editions of five works from the director whose movies crossed new frontiers.
2001: A Space Odyssey (2-DVD): A space mission that could reveal man's destiny is jeopardized by a malfunctioning shipboard computer. A dazzling journey that tops them all - and showed the way for other effects-packed films that followed. Disc 1: Digitally remastered edition, with commentary by Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood. Disc 2: Channel 4 Documentary, 2001: The Making of a Myth; Featurettes: Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001, Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001, 2001: A Space Odyssey - A Look Behind the Future and What is Out There?; FX and early conceptual artwork; Look: Stanley Kubrick!Audio-only bonus - 1966 Kubrick interview conducted by Jeremy Bernstein.
A Clockwork Orange (2-DVD): A jolting tale of crime and punishment stars Malcolm McDowell as a young neo-punk who becomes the guinea pig for a state-sanctioned cure of his tendency toward "the old ultraviolence." Disc 1: Digitally remastered edition, with commentary by Malcolm McDowell and historican Nick Redman. Disc 2: Channel 4 Documentary, Still Tickin': The Return of Clockwork Orange; Featurette: Great Bolshy Yarblockos!: Making A Clockwork Orange;Career Profile, O Lucky Malcolm!
The Shining (2-DVD): In a macabre masterpiece adapted from Stephen King's novel, Jack Nicholson falls prey to forces haunting a snowbound mountain resort with a history. Disc 1: Digitally remastered edition, with commentary by Steadicam inventor/operator Garrett Brown and historian John Baxter. Disc 2: Vivian Kubrick's documentary, The Making of The Shining;Featurettes: View from the Overlook: Crafting the Shining, The Visions of Stanley Kubrick, and Wendy Carlos, Composer.
Full Metal Jacket: Marine recruits endure basic training under a leather-lunged drill instructor, then plunge into the hell of Vietnam. Matthew Modine heads a talented ensemble in this searing look at a process that turns people into killers. Disc 1: Movie, with commentary by Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey and critic/screenwriter Jay Cocks; Featurette: Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil
Eyes Wide Shut (2-DVD): Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman star in a "brilliantly provocative tour-de-force." A wife's admission of unfulfilled longings plunges a Manhattan doctor into a bizarre erotic odyssey. Disc 1: Digitally remastered edition, includes both Rated and Unrated versions of film. Disc 2: 3-Part Channel Four Documentary, The Last Movie: Stanley Kubrick and Eyes Wide Shut; Featurette: Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick; Interviews with Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman and Steven Spielberg; Additional bonus material.
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures: The moviemaker's career comes into sharp focus in this compelling documentary narrated by Tom Cruise. Directed by Jan Harlan.