Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove, or, How I discovered to forestall being concerned and Love the Bomb (1964) has lengthy been regarded as one of many key inventive expressions of the nuclear age. Made at a time while nuclear conflict among the U.S. and the Soviet Union was once a true chance, the movie is menacing, exhilarating, exciting, insightful and intensely humorous. Combining a scene-by-scene research of Dr. Strangelove with new examine within the Stanley Kubrick Archive, Peter Kramer's examine foregrounds the connections the movie establishes among the chilly conflict and global struggle II, and among sixties the United States and Nazi Germany.
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