Daily Archives: August 24th, 2008

Kentroversy: Eyes Wide Shut : Occult Symbolism

Perhaps Kent Daniel Bentkowsky’s best essays was a treatise on Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Eyes Wide Shut’. In it, Kent goes to great lengths to explain the various occult symbols that permeat the film which confounded the various theater goers that watched the movie.

Of course, one of Kubrick’s more famous movies, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey, garnered more respect and critical acclaim, but ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ will forever be linked to one thing, Kubrick’s mysterious death just four days after submitted the film’s final cut. And you can be sure that Kent points out the Illuminist connection there!


Eyes Wide Shut: Occult Symbolism