Posted by Ken on May 1, 2018, 3:52 pm, in reply to "Don't some people insist that the fullscreen Full Metal Jacket is Kubrick's preferred version?"
I'd need to see where Kubrick said that before I'd readily believe that he felt that way. That's a pretty odd perspective. Especially since he was such a perfectionist you'd think if he preferred it to be fullscreen then that's the way he would have done it to begin with. (like The Killing for instance. obviously it's from a different era of filmmaking than the later stuff, but it's always been 4:3)
I wouldn't be eager to watch fullscreen of The Shining either tbh. though i've seen it so many times that i wouldn't be opposed to watching it in a different way for the novelty value.