Stanley Kubrick

Great Job, Internet!: This Kubrick-Lynch mashup is the stuff of nightmares

Have you ever thought, “I wish <i>The Shining</i> was weirder, scarier, and more intense—and also had more synthesizers”? We can’t imagine many have, but in case your nightmares aren’t visceral enough, a video from Richard Vezina envisions what <i>The Shining</i> would look like had another auteur, David Lynch, …

David Lynch

Stephen King Still Loathes Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, By the Way

His 2017 takedown of the classic horror film is just three words long.<p>Though <i>The Shining</i> is perhaps one of the most well-known horror films to date, one of the people who is responsible for its creation wants no part of it. Stephen King has not been shy about his distaste for Stanley Kubrick's twist …

Filmmaking

A Cheeky Short That Melds Space Travel, Stanley Kubrick, and One Very Sly Piece of Fruit

A flan-obsessed astronaut named Dave and his new partner, a highly intelligent seedless melon, head to Mars in <i>Black Holes</i>, an irreverent (and mildly …

Science Fiction

Viddy Well Mondo’s CLOCKWORK ORANGE Apparel, O My Brothers And Only Friends

A few weeks ago, the good folks at Mondo announced a "year-long celebration of Stanley Kubrick", which would include specialty screenings at the …

Filmmaking

Your Friend And Humble Narrator: Kubrick, Compassion And A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

<i>Mondo is releasing some amazing Clockwork Orange merch today. Check it out here!</i><p><i>Editor's note: the author of this piece requested to remain anonymous</i> …

Filmmaking

Stack Overflow: The Late Late 2016 Book Round Up

2016 is now but a distant memory, yet I still have books that I read last year that I think are worth our attention. I had hoped to review these in a …

Stack Overflow

In 1964, Dr. Strangelove transformed existential dread into biting comedy

Political farce is equal parts unhinged hilarity and drama, which is why it’s time to watch Kubrick’s Cold War movie again.<p><i>Every weekend, we pick a movie you can stream that dovetails with current events. Old, new, blockbuster, arthouse: They’re all fair game. What you can count on is a weekend</i> …

The 100 best British films

Here you have it, the 100 best British films as chosen by a panel of 150 actors, directors, writers, producers, critics and other industry bigwigs. …

From Marie Antoinette to A Clockwork Orange, A Look Back at Milena Canonero’s Most Iconic Film Costumes

A Clockwork Orange (United Kingdom / USA 1971, director: Stanley Kubrick)<p>Moviestore/REX/Shutterstock<p>A Clockwork Orange (United Kingdom / USA 1971, …

Filmmaking

Dr. Strangelove Remix

Stanley Kubrick's Cold war satire <i>Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb</i> was a masterpiece of unsettling comedy that …

Cool Stuff

Ten new (and old) Swedish films to add to your bucket list

As a volunteer at the 40th Gothenburg Film Festival I heard that the film most audience members were eager to see was Sami Blood (Amanda Kernell, …

Bucket Lists

Photos of China's Neon-Lit Alleyways by Marilyn Mugot

Cinematic images of some of China's neon-lit back alleys by Paris-based graphic designer and photographer Marilyn Mugot inspired by the films of …

Photography

This Week in Celebrity Homes: Celine Dion, Jane Fonda, Stanley Kubrick

Have a look at the homes the rich and famous have recently placed on the market<p>A video tour of Celine Dion’s Jupiter Island, Florida, home; Jane …

Celine Dion

Watch the 1960 Documentary that Inspired Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ - Motherboard

<i>This article is part of</i> The Motherboard Guide to Cinema <i>, a semi-regular column exploring foreign and obscure speculative films</i>.<p>When Stanley Kubrick's <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> hit theaters in 1968, it was rightfully hailed as a masterpiece. It was technically and thematically unprecedented, and thanks …

Science Fiction

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 …

Filmmaking

Hollywood stars who rejected their Oscars

The Oscars are the most celebrated awards show in Hollywood, and they set the conversation about what's great in movies.<p>But that doesn’t mean that everyone wants to go, or even be in the running to win one. In the 89-year history of the ceremony, some of Hollywood’s finest haven’t been there to …

The Oscars

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Do we really need another superhero TV show? Maybe not, but according to many of the critics who are already heaping praise upon it, the new FX drama “Legion” is not your average superhero story.<p>Created by Noah Hawley, who is best known for his elegant FX adaptation of the Coen brothers film …

TV

Lawrence Arabia released ‘Absolute Truth’ and pays homage to Kubrick in new video (listen/watch)

New Zealand’s <b>Lawrence Arabia</b>, the musical guise of James Milne, returned in 2016 with his first album in four years, titled <i>Absolute Truth</i>, which came …

Jane Birkin's brother Andrew on going from teaboy to filmmaker (with help from Stanley Kubrick)

Film-maker Andrew Birkin remembers life on the set of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, in 1967<p>Kubrick had a horror of flying, so 2001 was made at MGM studios in Borehamwood. I was 19 when I started work as a runner. I was soon barred from the set because I got so distracted: the production …

Filmmaking

The making of Apple’s HAL

I used to devote hours to feverishly writing up my annual Super Bowl ad review. And then, one day, the thrill was gone.Between the lack of surprise …

Steve Jobs

Cine+Mas presents two Latin American films in partnership with SF Indie Fest

2001: While Kubrick was in Space by director Gabriel Nicoli<p>2016, Argentina, 76 min, North American Premiere<br>Roxie Feb 11, 5p; Alamo Feb 12, …

Latin America

Oscars almost never nominate horror flicks, but they should

When you look closely at the numbers, and the larger history of the industry, the only explanation is bias.<p>Another year, another list of Oscar nominations. And yet again, as with most years in the history of the Academy Awards, not a single horror movie has been nominated.<p>Sure, the dearth of …

Movies

Director and Denver Newcomer Genesis Webb Spotted on Broadway

On a recent night roaming Broadway, we ran into Denver newcomer Genesis Webb, who had a style all her own. Although Webb is fresh from Seattle, …

Fashion

Emily Bitto’s The Strays, Graham Jackson’s The Jane Loop and Simon Roy’s Kubrick Red, reviewed

<b>The Strays</b><p><i>By Emily Bitto</i><p><i>Twelve, 304 pages, $32</i><p>On her first day at a new school, her working-class parents having recently moved due to the Depression, eight-year-old Lily is besotted by classmate Eva. Indeed, when Eva takes her home, Lily is charmed by the bohemian vivacity of the entire Trentham …

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 …

Filmmaking

Check Out NASA's New Spacesuits

NASA has revealed its new spacesuits for Boeing Starliner astronauts, and the outfits bear a striking resemblance to those seen in Stanley Kubrick's …

NASA

A droid to do your laundry, for a price

Hate doing laundry? Shinichi Sakane has a solution.The Japanese inventor has received 6 billion yen ($53 million) from partners, including Panasonic …

Japanese Yen

Daydreaming with UNKLE - James Lavelle on his new exhibition, Soho, and Stanley Kubrick

James Lavelle is "not so much stressed, as anxious".<p>We're sat on the top floor of the Lazarides gallery in Soho, where his exhibition <i>Daydreaming with</i> …

Filmmaking

Film Series in NYC This Week

<i>Our</i> <i>guide to</i> <i>film series and special screenings</i><i>.</i> <i>All our movie reviews are at nytimes.com/reviews/movies</i><i>.</i><p><b>‘FEAR AND DESIRE’ AND ‘THE SEAFARERS’</b> at IFC Center (Jan. 30). “Fear and Desire” (1953) was Stanley Kubrick’s first feature, and he later disavowed it. For years, the film was extremely difficult …

The Arts

Sound Off: What are the Best SF Films Featuring Insanity in Space?

Today, as I was re-reading Arthur C. Clarke’s novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, it occurred to me that one could probably schedule an entire film festival …

Movies