Kubrick’s The Killing and the Emplotment of Death
by Asbjørn Grønstad Desire is the product of incomplete knowledge. —Thomas Mann As far as the issues of violence and mortality are concerned, the work of Kubrick exhibits none of the neurotic prevarication which both Daney and Coursodon claim characterizes the Hawksian approach. Kubrick's films have leaned toward a kind of reluctant