Paths of Glory
Safe in their picturesque chateau behind the front lines, the French general staff passes down a direct order to Colonel Dax: take the Ant Hill at any cost. Their commanding officer refuses to continue the suicidal attack and Dax attempts to defend the soldiers against a charge of cowardice in a court-martial.
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May 01, 2014 It is arguably the best film about the first world war, and still has a reasonable claim to being Stanley Kubrick's best film.Read in Source
June 02, 2015 Those who are used to 2001: A Space Odyssey or A Clockwork Orange will initially find this black-and-white First World War drama starring Kirk Douglas rather traditional, until its radical content is revealed.Read in Source
May 02, 2014 Kirk Douglas and Timothy Carey are outstanding among the troops on the front line, while Kubrick's relentlessly probing camera offers constant evidence of a film-maker at the height of his powers.Read in Source
March 26, 2013 Kirk Douglas gives one of his finest performances as the intelligent and courageous Col. Dax.Read in Source
June 24, 2006 The final scene, in which Kubrick presents close-ups of soldiers watching a captured German girl being forced to sing for their pleasure is nothing short of masterful.Read in Source
May 08, 2007 This masterpiece still packs a wallop, though nothing in it is as simple as it may first appear; audiences are still arguing about the final sequence, which has been characterized as everything from a sentimental cop-out to the ultimate cynical twist.Read in Source
Common Sense Media
October 28, 2014 Classic Kubrick film with complex, heavy, anti-war themes.Read in Source
March 26, 2013 The sardonic rhetoric may be laid on a little heavily at times, but the movie is blunt and scornfully brilliant.Read in Source
Wall Street Journal
March 26, 2013 More than 20 years after Mr. Cobb's novel was first published, Mr. Kubrick reminded us that human folly is rarely checked for long. A half-century on, he is still right.Read in Source
May 08, 2007 While the subject is well handled and enacted in a series of outstanding characterizations, it seems dated and makes for grim screen fare.Read in Source
May 02, 2014 A reminder both of [Kubrick's] extraordinary formal virtuosity and his powers as a satirist.Read in Source
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