Stanley Kubrick

By Rainer Luginbühl | a life in pictures

'Filmworker': Film Review | Cannes 2017

Stanley Kubrick's assistant for the last 25 years of the director's life is front and center in this intriguing doc.<p>Anyone who has had any contact …

From Blur To Bowie, 18 Ingenious Music Moments Inspired By Stanley Kubrick Movies

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 19<p>Stanley Kubrick is the flavour of the month right now – ‘Barry Lyndon’ is set for a BFI …

Stanley Kubrick

After Stanley Kubrick

Christiane Kubrick had 42 wonderful years with her husband. But in the decade since his death, she has been beset by tragedy. For the first time, she talks about losing one daughter to cancer, another to Scientology – and why her uncle made films for Goebbels<p>It's Thursday evening and the tiny …

The Hidden (And Not So Hidden) Messages in Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut" (pt. I)

<i>“Eyes Wide Shut” was promoted as a steamy, suspenseful movie starring the “It” couple of the day: Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. While the actors were</i> …

Spirituality

7 Reasons Why “Dr. Strangelove” Is Still Relevant Today

After the Second World War came to a brutal end, the resulting damage from the global conflict left Europe in shambles and the world became divided …

Stanley Kubrick

Forever and Ever and Ever: Uncanny Doubles in ‘The Shining’

Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 masterpiece is full of doubles, doppelgängers, and alter-egos.Mirrors, ghosts, doppelgängers, reflective surfaces, …

Filmmaking

"2001 - Odyssee im Weltall": Essay: Erinnerungen an die Zukunft

Vielleicht ist es mit Filmen nicht anders als mit früheren Geliebten. Wenn man sich zehn, fünfzehn Jahre später über den Weg läuft, gibt es zwei …

Stanley Kubrick’s typography

<b>KILLER’S KISS</b> (1955) One sheet poster<br>Fonts used: Cheltenham, Futura, Trade Gothic<p><b>THE KILLING</b> (1956) One sheet poster<br>Hand-lettered movie title, …

Typography

Interview: Tony Lawson

Strings pluck, heads nod. The dozens gathered for the chamber concert are “the best people,” as we’ve been assured by the gatekeepers of society. …

Die Vor- und Abspanne von Stanley Kubrick

Filmmagazine<p>Die Vor- und Abspanne von Stanley Kubrick<p>Was verraten uns die Vor- und Abspanne von Stanley Kubrick über seine Filme? Alexandre …

The Producer of The Shining Explains the Reason Behind the Changed Ending

Here's why Stanley Kubrick chose to change Stephen King's ending.<p>Stephen King hasn't exactly been quiet about his hatred for the ending of Stanley Kubrick's movie adaptation of his famous novel, but Kubrick stands by it. Now, over 35 years after the film's debut, producer Jan Harlan is talking …

immersive replica of ‘2001: a space odyssey’ opens at los angeles art space

at the 14th factory in LA, visitors are surrounded by a full-scale replica of the bedroom from stanley kubrick's 1968 cult sci-fi film.The post …

Art

'Paths of Glory': Stanley Kubrick's First Step Towards Cinema Immortality • Cinephilia & Beyond

There’s a picture that will always be good, years from now, the great Kirk Douglas told Roger Ebert back in 1969. “I don’t have to wait fifty years …

Filmmaking

ALEX IS STILL ALIVE

Stanley Kubrick stirbt

7. Mär<p>07.03.2017 Stanley Kubrick stirbt<p><b>Am 7. März 1999 stirbt der amerikanische Filmemacher Stanley Kubrick im Alter von 70 Jahren in Hertfodshire in</b> …

Kubrick Connections in One Million Years B.C. and Two for the Road; Plus Edge of Seventeen and the Pure Cinema Podcast: Jim Hemphill’s Home Viewing Recommendations

Don Chaffey’s One Million Years B.C. (1966) is probably best remembered for its iconic poster image of scantily clad cavewoman Raquel Welch, but …

Filmmaking

11 Movies That Influenced Stanley Kubrick’s Work

Stanley Kubrick is considered one of the most extraordinary and influential directors of all time, with a filmography of 16 motion pictures that are …

Stanley Kubrick

A Clockwork Orange will Show you Something Different Every Time you See it

My first viewing of <i>A Clockwork Orange</i> 30 years ago left me lost on the message. A hardened criminal receives the opportunity for a quick, …

INTERVIEW: New documentary focuses on Stanley Kubrick’s trusted friend

<i>S Is for Stanley</i>, the new documentary from director Alex Infascelli, examines the work and legacy of one of cinema’s most important voices, Stanley …

Stanley Kubrick

Review: ‘S Is for Stanley,’ on Stanley Kubrick’s Longtime Driver

On a snowy London evening in the early 1970s, when the roads were unusually hazardous, a minicab driver named Emilio D’Alessandro was the only fellow willing to transport an unusual movie prop: a cumbersome Modernist sculpture of a phallus. That object, which he delivered to a film set in good, if …

Stanley Kubrick

NASA's New Astronaut Suits Are Straight Out of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Someone at Boeing has been on a serious Kubrick kick, as evidenced by the new spacesuits it made for Boeing Starliner astronauts. The blue suits, …

NASA

Beyond the Monolith: A Kubrick Retrospective Introduces a New Documentary on the Man Behind the Myth

<b>It isn't every day that you're asked to drive a giant dick across London.</b> But for Emilio D'Alessandro, a young Italian émigré, erstwhile race-car …

Stanley Kubrick

The Classical Music in Stanley Kubrick's Films

In 1967, Stanley Kubrick commissioned <i>Spartacus</i> composer Alex North to compose a score for <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>. Yet, while at the editing bay, he …

Why Eyes Wide Shut Is Stanley Kubrick’s Best Film

Finished several days before Stanley Kubrick's death, <i>Eyes Wide Shut</i> still elicits a lukewarm reaction from film buffs. It has "generally favorable" …

"Close to tears, he left at the intermission": how Stanley Kubrick upset Arthur C Clarke

People were frequently surprised to learn that Arthur Clarke and I were good friends. He is considered the doyen of optimistic, technical, Space Age …

Science Fiction

10 Famous 21st Century Filmmakers Hugely Influenced by Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick casts an impressive shadow. It would not be hyperbolic to say he’s one of the most influential film directors of all time. In his …

Kubrick Remembered - New Stanley Kubrick Documentary

Why 'Eyes Wide Shut' Is a Bizarro Holiday Classic

Stanley Kubrick's final movie is filled with orgies and nightmares — and makes for a great Christmas movie<p>Once upon a time, Tom Cruise and Nicole …

It's a Wonderful Life

Variety

Kirk Douglas on his difficult relationship with Spartacus director Stanley Kubrick: 'He was a bastard...but talented'