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This was one of eight movies screened at the
Nevada Museum of Art's Atomic Film Festival, held March 27-28 2004.


"Dr. Strangelove"

Sunday, March 28 at 5:30 pm

40th Anniversary Screening

What festival of atomic films would be complete without the granddaddy of all nuclear nightmare movies, the unique and hilarious Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb?

Arguably the greatest black comedy ever made, Stanley Kubrick's 1964 cold-war classic is the ultimate satire of the nuclear age, a perfect spoof of political and military insanity that seems to get funnier with each viewing. 40 years after its release, it remains surprisingly timely and relevant.

Stars Peter Sellers (in a triple role), Sterling Hayden, George C. Scott, Keenan Wynn and Slim Pickens. Presented in wide-screen format. 93 mins.

Nominated for 4 Academy Awards: Best Picture,
Best Director, Best Actor (Sellers), and Best Screenplay.
Winner of New York Film Critics Award, Best Director

"A dark comedy of errors, illuminated by flashes of
brilliant satire, filled with great comic performances.
If movies of this irreverence, intelligence and savagery
were still being made, the world would seem a younger place."
- Roger Ebert, Chicago-Sun Times

"One of the cleverest and most incisive satiric thrusts
at the awkwardness and folly of the military. There is so much
about it that is grand, so much that is brilliant and amusing."
- New York Times