Category Film History

Four B-Grade Science Fiction Films in the Public Domain

Inspired by Open Culture’s new post, “The 5 Best Noir Films in the Public Domain,” I did a brief search to see which otherĀ films reside in the public domain. Behold the wonder that is b-grade, public domain sci-fi. The Brain That Wouldn’t Die The Brain that Wouldn’t Die entered the public domain after American-International Pictures […]

Stanley Kubrick Archivist Talks About Controversy Around “A Clockwork Orange”

In this short video, senior Stanley Kubrick archivist, Richard Daniels, explores the controversy surrounding “A Clockwork Orange.” Because the film was given an “X” rating, Kubrick decided to open the film in only one theater. He thought this would help quell any controversy before giving it a wide release. Unfortunately, this plan ended up backfiring and only helped fuel the backlash.