Over the Rainbow: ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ (1999)

Lary Wallace
Aug 22, 2019 · 16 min read

Six days after handing in Eyes Wide Shut to Warner Bros., Stanley Kubrick died, as if he’d been holding off death just long enough to complete one more masterpiece — his first movie in twelve years. This film that had been cloaked in mystique throughout every stage of its creation is cloaked in mystique still, twenty years later. It’s obvious by now that it always will be.