Rosenbaum on "World Trade Center"

At The Chicago Reader, Jonathan Rosenbaum weighs in on World Trade Center: “THE HOLOCAUST IS ABOUT six million people who get killed,” Stanley Kubrick reportedly said to screenwriter Frederic Raphael in the late 90s. “Schindler’s List was about 600 people who don’t.” Assuming the quote is right, Kubrick’s speaking about the Holocaust in the present tense and about a movie made half a century later in the past tense suggests something about his priorities.They probably aren’t the priorities o … [Read more...]