While purists palpitate over the aspect ratios presented (Kubrick’s preference for open matte remains a widely debated messageboard topic), this newest collection of motion picture masterpieces (2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, Eyes Wide Shut) provides two disc redefinitions of the maestro’s magnificent output. For the 2001 and Orange updates alone, it’s priceless. But Warners then adds the bonus DVD documentary Stanley Kubrick - A Life in Pictures to round out this must-own package. Argue over their relevance to modern moviemaking, but Kubrick remains an ingenious rebel. This set confirms that well-earned reputation.
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