M. Habibullah Pagarkar

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Dr. Strangelove

November 17th 2010

A great movie’s budget needn’t equal the GNP of a medium-sized country. It also doesn’t need to be shot in New Zealand; or Switzerland for that matter. Dr. Strangelove is set in four principal locations: An office with nondescript furniture, a “war room” with a big circular table and a world map on the wall with some lights, the cramped interior of a B-52 bomber and the perimeter of an air force base. Yet with these rudimentary settings and facial close ups, Stanley Kubrick turned a cold-war play called ‘Red Alert’ into the greatest political movie ever…