Rainer Luginbühl

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What exactly is Kubrickian post-irony?

The irony in Kubrick’s oeuvre isn’t exactly like rain on your wedding day. It’s more cosmic, more karmic, more mean, and more pointed. And it’s not …

Stanley Kubrick

Filmworker review – tales from the life of Stanley Kubrick’s right-hand man

A revealing documentary about Leon Vitali, actor-turned-devoted-assistant to the demanding film-maker<p>When he was a young man, Leon Vitali looked like a screen star. A floppy haired TV actor in the 1970s, this pouty-lipped pretty boy found fame as Lord Bullingdon in Stanley Kubrick’s 1975 drama <i>Barry</i> …

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Stanley Kubrick's Apprentice Did Gay Film Research, Auditioned Dozens Before Casting Alan Cumming in 'Eyes Wide Shut'

Film buffs and costume-drama lovers will likely remember actor Leon Vitali as Lord Bullington from Stanley Kubrick's lush, yet underrated, 1975 epic</i> …


John Lennon wanted Stanley Kubrick to direct The Beatles in ‘The Lord Of The Rings’

Because of his work on 2001: A Spacey Odyssey, The Shining, Dr. Strangelove and Paths Of Glory, to name but a few, Stanley Kubrick is rightfully …

Stanley Kubrick

WordPress: So setzt du als Seitenbetreiber die DSGVO um

Die Berichterstattung zur DSGVO ist von Panikmache geprägt. Manch einer will schon die digitalen Brocken hinschmeißen. Was WordPress-Seitenbetreiber …


Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence

Director's Trademarks: A Guide to the Films of Stanley Kubrick from IMDb on the Scene (2015-)

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A Visual History of Trump Magazine Covers – Member Feature Stories – Medium

<i>I should note: This is the third edition of this post, updated after 15 months of the Trump presidency. The organisation is largely thematic, though</i> …

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Every Artist in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to Worst

There shouldn’t be a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The idea of a bunch of self-satisfied music-industry fat cats in tuxedos having rock stars assemble …


Christopher Nolan returns Kubrick sci-fi masterpiece '2001: A Space Odyssey' to its original glory

Christopher Nolan wants to show me something interesting. Something beautiful and exceptional, something that changed his life when he was a boy.<p>It's also something that Nolan, one of the most accomplished and successful of contemporary filmmakers, has persuaded Warner Bros. to share with the world …

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Alan Cumming on The Good Wife, The Great Gazoo, and how Stanley Kubrick reinvigorated his interest in acting

Welcome to <b>Random Roles</b>, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles …

Olivier Awards

Digital killed the CD. Will anyone mourn it?

Believe it or not, there was a time when people would break into your car to steal the shiny, cheaply made scratch-magnets<p>Think of all the associations we have with vinyl: independent record shops, High Fidelity, rare releases, history and authenticity. Even cassette tapes have their own mythology: …


24 Endearing Photos of Animals Sleeping

From a chameleon perched delicately on a leaf to a baby monkey tucked in its mother’s embrace, see these animals enjoying their slumber.<p>Though some animals have elevated the powernap to an artform (think giraffes, dolphins, and bullfrogs), most creatures spend hours at a time oblivious to their …

Travel Photography

A cosmic destiny

Stanley Kubrick’s influential cinematic rumination ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ has turned 50

Science Fiction

Douglas Rain: the man who played Hal in 2001: A Space Odyssey

Artificial Intelligence

S Is for Stanley (2015)

3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »<p>People who liked this also liked...<p>Cast<p>Credited cast:<p>Stanley Kubrick (voice)<p>Stanley Kubrick (voice) (as …

Er schneidet die Trailer der Oscar-Filme: Mark Woollen - Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin

<i>Mark Woollen hat in den Achtzigern in seinem Einzimmer-Kellerapartment mit einem Avid-Keybord angefangen, inzwischen logiert er mit 15 Mitarbeitern –</i> …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

Trump<p>White<p>House<p>Justin<p>Mikolay<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Kevin<p>Harrington<p>EMPLOYEE OF<p>Thiel<p>Capital<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR OF<p>Alexander<p>Karp<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR<p>OF<p>FORMER<p>OPERATOR …

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“2001: A Space Odyssey”: What It Means, and How It Was Made

Fifty years ago, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke set out to make a new kind of sci-fi. How does their future look now that it’s the past?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Fifty years ago this spring, Stanley Kubrick’s confounding …

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R. Lee Ermey, Harsh Drill Instructor in ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ Dies at 74

R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine whose barking, foulmouthed drill instructor in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket” highlighted a decades-long career in which he frequently portrayed authority figures, died on Sunday morning in a hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 74.<p>His longtime manager, Bill …

Toy Story

R Lee Ermey, Full Metal Jacket actor, dies aged 74

Former marine known for playing tough military roles in film and TV dies<p>R Lee Ermey, a former marine who made a career in acting playing hard-nosed military men like the fearsome Gunnery Sgt Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, has died. Ermey’s manager, Bill Rogin, said he died on …

Toy Story

Famous Classic Album Covers Mashed Up With Star Wars Characters

Steve Lear is a London-based, digital artist with a self-proclaimed, “unhealthy obsession for movies, music and Photoshop.” And he's making the …

The 10 Best Social Media Tools for Nonprofits That Save Time and Money (2018 Update)

Here are the 10 best social media tools for nonprofits to save time (and money) scheduling, managing, and optimizing their social networks.


«2001» wird 50: Fünf Fakten zum grössten Filmschatz aller Zeiten

Vor einem halben Jahrhundert schuf Kino-Gott Kubrick «2001 – A Space Odyssey». Wir Normalsterblichen staunen immer noch.

Americans are losing trust in Facebook — here's why they'll keep using it anyway

After the Cambridge Analytica revelations, a new poll finds that Americans trust Facebook less than ever.<p>But the same poll shows that online privacy isn't a top priority for most people — adding to the evidence that the #deletefacebook campaign is unlikely to dent the social network's dominance.<p>The …

The Story of a Voice: HAL in ‘2001’ Wasn’t Always So Eerily Calm

“I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.”<p>Even if you’ve never seen the movie, you know the voice.<p>HAL 9000, the seemingly omniscient computer in “2001: A Space Odyssey,” was the film’s most expressive and emotional figure, and made a lasting impression on our collective imagination.<p>Stanley …

Artificial Intelligence

A Clockwork Orange 1971 ( FILMING LOCATION ) Stanley Kubrick

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …


The Many Eras of Al Pacino's Stardom

Running through some of the best, and strangest, performances given by the legendary actor, who helped reshape Hollywood’s masculine ideal<p>When Al Pacino was up for the lead role of Michael Corleone in <i>The Godfather,</i> according to Hollywood folklore, the studio balked at casting him. Not just because …