Bitingly satirical in its time and brilliantly farcical today, Stanley Kubrick's DR. STRANGELOVE is one of the screen's great comedies. Over time, the film has attained such cultural permanency that nearly every scene and every line seem classic. (My current favorite, from George C. Scott's General Buck Turgidson: "Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed. But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops. Uh, depending on the breaks.") This was also the last film from Kubrick's early period (or the first film of his later period, depending on how you look at it), and I've always preferred his earlier work to the later "important" films he would labor over for five to ten years. - JL
ANOTHER QUOTE AND MAKE IT GALLON
"Mandrake, have you ever seen a Commie drink a glass of water?"