Here are some suggested books and films about this topic. Not all of them are easy to obtain, but we've tried to link places to find them.
Rodney Ascher's wry and provocative Room 237 fuses fact and fiction through interviews with cultists and scholars, creating a kaleidoscopic deconstruction of Kubrick's still-controversial classic The Shining.
All work and no play makes Academy Award winner Jack Nicholson, the caretaker of an isolated resort, go way off the deep end, terrorizing his young son and wife Shelley Duvall.
Tom Cruise plays a doctor who is married to an art curator. His wife admits that she almost cheated on him and that leads his character through an odyssey of sexual and moral discovery.
The head of a gang of toughs is conditioned to become physically ill at sex and violence during a prison sentence. When he is released, he's beaten by all of his old adversaries.
Wickedly dark comedy features Peter Sellers (in three roles) in the midst of impending nuclear war.Co-stars George C. Scott.
The sci-fi masterpiece from acclaimed director Stanley Kubrick about a space voyage to Jupiter that turns chaotic when a computer enhanced with artificial intelligence takes over.
A visual, archival, and scholarly journey through masterworks of 20th-century cinema and the meticulous mind of the director behind them.