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Dr. Strangelove plus Curry Pot Food Truck


Food truck at 6pm, then at 7pm check out 1964’s fantasy/black comedy Dr Strangelove. Director Stanley Kubrick had this to say about finding humor in the concept of nuclear annihilation: “My idea of doing it as a nightmare comedy came in the early weeks of working on the screenplay. I found that in trying to put meat on the bones and to imagine the scenes fully, one had to keep leaving out of it things which were either absurd or paradoxical, in order to keep it from being funny; and these things seemed to be close to the heart of the scenes in question.”

Kubrick quickly switched gears and gave up on making an intense drama, instead choosing to make a dark comedy and when “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” was released in 1964, it was celebrated by critics and became a huge commercial hit at the box office, and decades later the film is still regarded as one of the greatest comedies of all time. Kubrick’s bold satirization of the Cold War mentality was a stunning indictment of the military industrial complex.

Earlier Event: April 4
Game Night at Casa Film Bar
Later Event: April 6
Hot Dogs and Light Sabers Night