Through in some neat nods to 2001: A Space Odyssey and there's enough to make A.I. Artificial Intelligence an interesting watch for any Kubrick fan.
War is hell. His brain's worse. Full Metal Jacket.
In Kubrick's version of Lolita, Mason is sublime. It's the sort of role that was tailor made for an actor of his talents. That playful, gorgeous voice, the way he moves, precisely, confidently. The smile that hides a thousand sins.
While the rest of the film puts the audience in the role of the observer of Laurence and Frédérique's relationship, this scene, in turn, makes us the victims of the hostile stares that the main characters often receive.