Why to Watch - Eyes Wide Shut

Every single inch of the frame, every word spoken, every seemingly innocent movement is meticulously planned by Kubrick and carries a deeper meaning… or maybe I took too much acid this morning. Like all of Kubrick’s movies, people argue about the message he was trying to convey, but unfortunately he died in his sleep before it was released. You will 1000% google this movie the second you finish it and go down a reddit rabbit hole.



Eyes Wide Shut (1999) Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 159min | July 16, 1999 (United States) 7.4
Director: Stanley KubrickWriter: Stanley Kubrick, Frederic Raphael, Arthur SchnitzlerStars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd FieldSummary: After his wife, Alice, tells him about her sexual fantasies, William Harford sets out for a night of sexual adventure. After several less than successful encounters, he meets an old friend, Nick Nightingale--now a musician--who tells him of strange sex parties where he is required to play the piano blindfolded. All the men at the party are costumed and wear masks while the women are all young and beautiful. Harford manages to find an appropriate costume and heads out to the party. Once there, however, he is warned by someone who recognizes him, despite the mask, that he is in great danger. He manages to extricate himself, but the threats prove to be quite real and sinister. —garykmcd


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