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By the mid-1970s, the arrival of a Stanley Kubrick film in theaters was a cultural event. The American director who had shunned Hollywood for England had basically created his own Kubrickian genre with a series of audacious films -- "Dr. Strangelove," "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "A Clockwork ...
Thanks to the internet, movie fans have been afforded new opportunities to connect with collectors of Hollywood memorabilia in ways that were previously much more difficult, even earning opportunities to purchase rare items. Stanley Kubrick's former assistant, Emilio D'Alessandro, has recently offered ... Films

That's right: the "burgundy corduroy jacket" on offer is none other than the one worn by Jack Nicholson in Stanley Kubrick's masterful ode to the literary life, The Shining. The film, which chronicles novelist Jack Torrance's heroic efforts to obtain the peace and quiet he needs to finish his book, has long ...
Legendary director Stanley Kubrick was known to have said that he was not really a Jew, he just happened to have two Jewish parents. But though he may have tried to divert from this fact, Kubrick, who passed away in 1999 at the age of 70, was born and died a Jew, and Jewishness threads through ... films
On the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, noted entrepreneur and expansive thinker Elon Musk discussed his fears about artificial intelligence that were more chilling than the cinematic HAL-9000 supercomputer of science fiction. Related · Elon Musk Upstages White ... intelligence

The diversity of New York is truly reflected in the art coming to galleries this spring. Shows touch upon the work of a long-underappreciated female artist, reflects on Stanley Kubrick's time as a photographer before turning to movies, and argues for the value of real photos in the age of digital manipulation.
Stanley Kubrick was born on July 26th, 1928 in Manhattan, New York City. Although born to a Jewish family, Kubrick was not exposed to a religious upbringing. He lived most of his early life in the affluent neighborhood of The West Bronx. Though somewhat shy as a child, Kubrick liked reading ...
The book was famously made into a movie in 1980 by the late great director Stanley Kubrick (2001: A Space Odyssey). It starred Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. In the following commercial, a smooth-voiced narrator asks you to visit the Overlook, which has just been renovated. "Our staff is hard at ...
You know those people who believe the U.S. never really made it to the moon? Well, who better to fake it for the world than late filmmaker Stanley Kubrick? According to some conspiracists, Kubrick used his knowledge from 2001: A Space Odyssey to create a strikingly realistic set of the moon for the U.S. astronauts to "land" ...
2001: A Space Odyssey was first released in 1968 and comes from writer/director Stanley Kubrick and co-writer Arthur C. Clarke. The movie stars Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, and Douglas Rain as the voice of the infamous HAL 9000 computer. A standard Blu-ray version of the film is ...
In its heyday, the complex housed the production teams of Stephen Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick and Ridley Scott. Planning permission was also ... Streets around the development have been renamed to include Albert Broccoli Road, Stanley Kubrick Road and Noel Coward Avenue. Mr Kubrick's daughter ...
If the idea of a documentary about a director's assistant doesn't sound appealing, then you'd probably be right in 99% of cases. However, Filmworker is about Stanley Kubrick, and nothing related to Kubrick is ever uninteresting. Rest assured, the story behind Filmworker is fascinating from start to finish and ...
On the 30th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket, Matthew Modine's Full Metal Diary, a collection of rarely seen, medium-format photos taken on the set of the 1987 acclaimed war film, will be on display at Axiom Contemporary in Santa Monica, opening Friday, February 23 from 6-9pm.
But it took thirty years for another nomination: Stanley Kubrick's 1964 black comedy Dr. Strangelove was nominated for Best Picture and Best Director; the film lost in both categories. Kubrick's next film, in 1968, is consicered one of the greatest films of any kind: 2001: A Space Odyssey. He was nominated for ...
As a child, artist Scott Listfield dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Now he paints them. Since 2001 (and yes, there is a connection to the Stanley Kubrick film about that fateful year), Listfield has placed his signature space-suited figure in a range of settings — from remote deserts where McDonald's signs ...

In fact, the term "filmworker" corresponds to a role so unacknowledged that it was made up for a documentary about one such person who worked for one of the most famous filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick. Leon Vitali gave up acting around 1977 to be Kubrick's right-hand man. Yet despite a comprehensive ...
Both had been previously misidentified as another superficially identical species. One of them received a name translating to 'demon' or 'devil' in allusion to the horn-like projections visible on its eyelids. The second one was named in honor of famous American filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, because of his ...
While Miyashita's fine tailoring and futuristic tech-wear drew inspiration from “The Day The World Went Away,” a song by Nine Inch Nails, Takahashi took his cue from Stanley Kubrick's “2001: A Space Odyssey,” covering basics with references to HAL 9000, the film's menacing robot. Here, Takahashi ...
Kittens playing with yarn. Goats in pajamas. These are things most definitely not depicted in a Stanley Kubrick film montage. What you will see is some pretty freaky, mind-boggling stuff. Beginning Wednesday, the Charleston Music Hall will kick off its Stanley Kubrick Film Series. “An insane general triggers ...
There are precious few on-set artifacts from Stanley Kubrick's career, such was the legendary director's devotion to the film being the film, and nothing else. He was known to destroy props, and never allowed behind-the-scenes photography on his sets. That's why, when Matthew Modine published 2005's ...
Yet the feminist duo Split Britches has spent almost two years working on its new play, which bears the 1960s aesthetic of Stanley Kubrick's “Dr. Strangelove” rather than the totalitarian kitsch of Kim Jong-un, so you can't accuse the company of hot-button opportunism. These theatermakers have steadfastly ...
It feels like a summer evening. At a distance dust rises and flows like smoke. An old man emerges with a walking stick from a house below a giant tree. He slowly sits down, apparently to rest. A few seconds later, he falls on the ground and dies. That's the opening scene of Amma, Meri (2017), a short film ...
The daughter of legendary film director, writer and producer, Stanley Kubrick, is coming to Glasgow for a Q&A and special screening of the classic movie, The Shining. Katharina Kubrick will be in Glasgow on January 31 for the showing of what is rightly regarded as one of the greatest horror movies ever ...
From the moment he set spaceships waltzing to “The Blue Danube,” it was clear Stanley Kubrick knew how to use music—and specifically, classical music—in his films. Excepting “Full Metal Jacket,” the fastidious and exacting director would use classical music throughout the rest of his career, from ...
The Charleston Music Hall is presenting a Stanley Kubrick film series starting in January. On tap are "Dr. Strangelove" (Jan. 17), "A Clockwork Orange" (Jan. 25), "The Shining" (Jan. 31) and "Full Metal Jacket" (Feb. 9). Tickets are $8 each, or $20 for a four-movie pass. Screenings begin at 7:30 p.m. Kubrick ...
Merry Christmas from one of the greats of cinema. Eyes Wide Shut is a gift-wrapped present of sex, love, and (then) real-life couple Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman rockin' & rollin' to Chris Isaak's “Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing.” It's a solid entry into the nouvelle vague of holiday viewing (just stop it with Die ...
It was an epic two minutes' worth of pie throwing, and it was originally to be the ending of “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” Stanley Kubrick's dark satire of the nuclear age. Mr. Harvey, the editor on that movie, was pretty pleased with the way the chaotic scene had ...
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, per Stephen King's classic novel-turned-classic-film by Stanley Kubrick. But there will be plenty of play for Jack during the next four Saturdays at The Rookery, where a “Shining”-themed pop-up bar — dubbed Room 237 — will take over the upstairs floor with ...
I once saw an interview with Steven Spielberg during which he confessed that the first time he saw Stanley Kubrick's “The Shining” he didn't like it at all, but since then he's watched it at least 25 times. Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." (Courtesy Coolidge Corner Theatre).
Fifty-four years ago in January, Stanley Kubrick's dark comedy about accidental nuclear war, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, premiered at movie theaters across the United States. The movie immediately attracted controversy as it suggested that a mentally unstable ...
William Friedkin's The Exorcist (1973), Richard Donner's The Omen (1976), John Carpenter's Halloween (1978), or Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980) were all critically acclaimed, and commercially successful, yet simultaneously terrifying. Look back even further. Ask yourself what is the most striking ...
Speaking of sci-fi masterpieces, Stanley Kubrick's seminal cinematic foray into the future 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) managed to predict numerous technological breakthroughs. As well as the iconic scene depicting man landing on the moon, it foreshadowed many more futuristic developments such as ...
So much has been written about Stanley Kubrick over the past couple of decades, you would think that there was nothing left to discover about him. But S Is for Stanley, a low-budget documentary by Italian filmmaker Alex Infascelli, provides an unusual peek into 30 years of the filmmaker's life.
That was its director, Stanley Kubrick. The film's final sequence had an emotional moment where a group of the French soldiers sit in a bar and await a show. A young singer, portrayed by Susanne Christian, as she was credited, performed a track that soon silences the room from its bawdy atmosphere and ...
To true believers, the 1968 Stanley Kubrick cult classic must be viewed in its original wide-screen 70-millimeter format, an immersive visual experience augmented by the classical music score. Lauded for its crisper colors, deeper blacks, and higher-resolution images, fans see 70-millimeter as the highest ...
Thanks to his classic sci-fi movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, filmmaker Stanley Kubrick helped introduce the general public to the topic of artificial intelligence. Almost 50 years on, that movie's HAL 9000 character continues to be one of the most enduring representations of A.I. in entertainment — and has ...
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) crystalizes a rather nocturnal view of heterosexual, white masculinity that pervades much of Stanley Kubrick's films: after slithering from the primordial slime, we jockey for position in ceaseless turf wars over land, money, and women. Those wielding the largest bone/weapon ...
With a showing of Stanley Kubrick's “Dr. Strangelove” on Friday, Akira Kurosawa's “Sanjuro” in Japanese with English subtitles on Saturday ...
Stanley Kubrick, one of the most acclaimed filmmakers in the history of the medium, left this world in 1999, but right before his death he ...
LYON — Tony Zierra, the director of this year's critically acclaimed Cannes screener “Filmworker” – about Leon Vitali, who served for decades ...
The CW has just hired “Stranger Things” executive producer Shawn Levy (see below) to develop a new haunted house drama called ...
If there's anyone you don't want reviewing your movie, it's the two creepy twin girls from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. Played by Lisa and ...
In the decades since its release, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining has become a definitive horror movie, featuring iconic performances and ...
Former child actors Lisa and Leslie Burns are forever (and ever) linked with the classic Stanley Kubrick film, and they don't seem to mind one ...
Amongst the many severed heads and gut-spewing abdomens of October's horror film screenings, The Heights Theater has been doing a ...
Namely, George Lucas being declared a better screenwriter than Stanley Kubrick. OK, so they're both icons in their own right... but did these ...
Then he fell into Stanley Kubrick's orbit and everything changed. Not his prospects or his level of celebrity or his skillset (though they changed ...
Before he was a director, Harvey was a film editor and collaborated with Stanley Kubrick on Lolita (1962) and Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). The London native also cut the Cold War classic The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965), directed by Martin Ritt ...


 

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