Those critics are idiots. Talk about missing the point - it's from a novella called Dream Story ffs!At the time of release, critics slated Kubrick for shooting everything in a studio, the general view was that he'd become so isolated from reality that he could only make a very unreal film where the city didn't resemble a real city at all.
Vigilant Citizen and a bunch of the antisemitic conspiracy theorists like to bring up this Rothschild ball from the 70s in relation to Eyes Wide Shut - https://vigilantcitizen.com/latestnews/pictures-rothschild-family/As far as the symbolism i dunno yes the private ritualistic goings on of the rich doesnt seem as far fetched now as it did then but i think thats only because of how wide spread and commonly held the idea that theyre fucking crazy cravenous and insular they are carrying on with esoteric nonsense as ways of indoctrinating people "hazing" as a practise be it politics or high school football teams in america never made sense to me.
kinda how it is though innit?I do know one woman who goes on about this stuff to an incessant degree talking about how the US and Britian are historically two of the most evil places in the world that have all the power and how people dont realise how serious all this shit and SJWs think they can change the world but dont know about whats going on.
I tried to. It was on that hottest day day. 37 degrees or whatever. But when I got there I found they had moved the museum.