Stanley Kubrick

By Rainer Luginbühl | a life in pictures

Lost Stanley Kubrick screenplay, Burning Secret, is found 60 years on

His first world war classic, <i>Paths of Glory</i>, is one of cinema’s most powerful anti-war movies, widely acclaimed as a masterpiece, as was his Roman epic, <i>Spartacus</i>, both of which starred Kirk Douglas. Now a “lost” screenplay by director Stanley Kubrick has been discovered – and it is so close to …

Stanley Kubrick

Interview transcript between Jun'ichi Yao and Stanley Kubrick

JY – [laughs] You know people said that you must have, in predicting the future and reading the minds of actors and [thinking of] image from another …



Stanley Kubrick


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 …

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

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 Lyndon</i>. The present-day Vitali hardly seems like the same man; blond hair under a bandana and …

Stanley Kubrick

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

Former actor Leon Vitali, subject of the new documentary <i>Filmworker</i>, dove headlong into every aspect of Kubrick's productions.

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

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

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 …

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 …

A cosmic destiny

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

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

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 …

“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 …

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

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 Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications. He was 74.<p>The …

Toy Story

«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.

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

Science Fiction: Unsere erlesene Zukunft

Essen. Jules Verne startete die erste Mondrakete und Mark Twain erfand das Internet: Wie Science Fiction uns heute schon verrät, was morgen wird<p>Sie …

Steve Jobs


2001: A Space Odyssey - Discovery Centrifuge, Akira Yashiki

The Centrifuge section of the Discovery space craft from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, recreated in Unreal Engine 4.

Unreal Engine

Behind The Scenes: 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY

Welcome to FilmGoblin’s <i>Behind the Scenes</i> column. We hope to cover the most interesting and timeless movies with some pics and factoids you might …

Stanley Kubrick

Behind the Scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey, the Strangest Blockbuster in Hollywood History

Despite delays, maxed-out budgets, radical re-writes, and some early bad reviews, Stanley Kubrick’s outer-space epic went on to set records and propel a generation of cinema lovers—a big gamble of a movie that still resonates 50 years later.<p>Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> took more than four …

Stanley Kubrick: Art References

Time's finally up for Hollywood's Lolita complex

Male directors have endlessly projected their sexual fantasies in films starring child actors having relationships with older men. Does #MeToo mark a watershed for the creeps?<p>The pairing of the older man and younger woman, in movies as in life, enjoys relative respectability. Somehow, daddy figures …



"Die intelligentesten Wesen der Zukunft werden weder Menschen noch Affen sein, sondern Maschinen."<br>Arthur C. Clarke, Autor von "2001: Odyssee im …

Dream Walking: Eyes Wide Shut