Stanley Kubrick

Kubrick's little-known right-hand man takes a bow in Cannes

CANNES, France (AP) — No place on Earth is more devoted to the "auteur" filmmaker than the Cannes Film Festival. Directors are hailed with minutes-long standing ovations, while movie stars parade a gauntlet of flashbulbs on the red carpet.<p>But as much as attention is lavished on the so-called …

Cannes Film Festival

Rose Villain On Her Cinematic Influences

The stylish pop newcomer names some important touchstones...There's a sense of drama to <b>Rose Villain's</b> work that borders on the cinematic.New single …

Leonardo Dicaprio

New ISO Anti-Bribery Standard Gaining Traction - A Driver for Business Growth

<i>This is the second of a two-part series on the anticorruption challenges facing global businesses in today’s climate</i>.<p>“ISO 37001″ may sound like a long-lost sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey,” but in truth it’s a new antibribery standard that could significantly help businesses …

Financial Regulation

Fargo creator Noah Hawley: ‘I'm Stanley Kubrick without the OCD’

On the eve of the third season of his freewheeling Coen brothers spin-off, the superstar showrunner talks us through his ‘20-year overnight success’<p>Confidence doesn’t seem to be something that Hollywood’s current golden boy, Noah Hawley, is short of. When I suggest that he’s being heralded as “the …

TV

Cannes 2017: Stanley Kubrick's mysterious right-hand man steps out of the shadows

When Leon Vitali was working on Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," he became involved in a disagreement with the director over the size of cabins in the shoot.<p>"I got a phone call at eight o'clock. 'Your measurements are off by miles,'" Vitali, Kubrick's longtime aide-de-camp and subject of the …

Madrid Has a Cinematic Shooting Past

Since the late 1950s countless large and sometimes legendary Hollywood films have been shot in or near Madrid.<p>Samuel Bronston-produced blockbusters, …

Spain

Filmworker review - Stanley Kubrick's right-hand man gets his moment in the limelight

A tender documentary profiles Leon Vitali, who gave up a promising acting career to become the celebrated auteur’s most valued assistant<p>The film industry is full of unassuming figures quietly holding everything together without ever demanding a share of the limelight. This tender documentary makes …

Film (UK)

'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 …

Entertainment

The 25 Best Heist Movies of All Time

Heist movies promise their characters the ultimate shortcut to the American dream—if they work really hard for one night, then they’re set for life. …

Movies

9 Stanley Kubrick Movies That Use Bathrooms To Show His Characters’ True Natures

Whenever people leave their house and go out in public, they put on both an outfit and an act to keep up appearances. However, we are all flawed …

Perth researcher uncovers Stanley Kubrick's secret plan to move to Perth

Stanley Kubrick is considered one of the greatest film directors of all time with award winning films like A Clockwork Orange, A Space Odyssey, The …

Director Stanley Kubrick planned to move to Perth to escape nuclear attack: researcher

Director Stanley Kubrick, whose films include 2001: A Space Odyssey and Dr. Strangelove, planned to move to Perth because he figured it was the place …

War

Cannes 2017: 9 Hot Acquisition Titles That Will Have Buyers Chasing Foreign Films

With Sofia Coppola and Todd Haynes spoken for, we've identified nine top titles (in seven languages) that Cannes buyers will pursue.<p>If you’re a …

Cannes Film Festival

The Arc Of Stanley Kubrick: From ‘Killer’s Kiss’ to ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ by Noel Murray

Stanley Kubrick made just 13 feature films in his nearly 50-year career, and from the ‘60s through the ‘90s—the era in which “a Stanley Kubrick …

'Jews who rock': The Gershman Y celebrates Leonard Cohen

One of the coolest cultural events in recent memory in Philadelphia happened in December when the Gershman Y celebrated the anniversary of Andy …

Leonard Cohen

Television’s Best Shows Are Taking Their Cues From Literature

Over the past decade, there’s been a continual debate about whether TV is, in one sense or another, “the new movies.” This lively argument has …

TV

Top 10 Cult Movies to stream at SBS On Demand

Take a break from the mainstream and satisfy your cult movie cravings at SBS On Demand.

Netflix

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup

The worst part about Summer is everyone demanding that you go outside. Fortunately, here comes the Paramount to save all you indoor-loving film fans, …

Woody Allen

From Kubrick’s dystopia to creative hub – London’s new town is reborn

A Clockwork Orange was set among Thamesmead’s brutalist buildings<p>When Stanley Kubrick wanted to conjure up an urban dystopia for his film <i>A Clockwork Orange</i>, the concrete tower blocks, artificial lakes and elevated walkways of Thamesmead provided the futuristic backdrop. Forty-six years after the …

Housing

Synchronicity, Coincidence & ‘The Shining: Backwards And Forwards’ Coming to the Roxie

So you think you already know <i>The Shining</i> inside and out? Well, what about backwards and forwards, superimposed onto itself? It’s been said that this …

San Francisco

Overlook Film Festival Reviews: Everything We Saw!

There are few better locations to watch horror movies than in the iconic hotel that was featured in Stanley Kubrick’s <i>The Shining</i>, and the inaugural</b> …

Horror Movies

Cannes Classics 2017 Lineup Includes ‘Belle de Jour’ Restoration, Stanley Kubrick Doc and More

The 2017 lineup is dedicated primarily to the history of the Festival, and includes a new documentary about Stanley Kubrick's longtime collaborator …

France

American Gods showrunner confirms Clockwork Orange connection in pilot

Bryan Fuller’s adoration for Stanley Kubrick continues<p>Rest assured that if you thought the Children in last night’s episode of <i>American Gods</i> was a reference to <i>A Clockwork Orange</i>, you weren’t wrong.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following contains spoilers for the first episode of <i>American Gods</i>.]<p><i>American Gods’</i> pilot …

TV

Lil Champ: 1947

June 1947. "Bodybuilder Gene Jantzen with wife Pat and 11-month-old son Kent." Photo by Stanley Kubrick for the Look magazine assignment "Strong …

Library of Congress

HAL, Not Threepio

Me, a few days ago:Once you start thinking about the implications of an AI-driven device that can both see and hear you, it becomes obvious just how …

John Gruber

The Best Movies Ever Made (According to the World's Most Celebrated Directors)

Recommendations from Martin Scorsese, Stanley Kubrick, and more.<p>Try as it might, Netflix's 'Recommended For You' function just doesn't cut it. After all, there are only so many times it can suggest <i>Bratz: The Movie</i> before you start to feel hopelessly misunderstood.<p>What you need instead is some prime …

Martin Scorsese

9 Famous Films That Were Meant to Have Very Different Endings

Rocky opens a pet shop and a pie-fight breaks out in Dr. Strangelove.<p>It's hard to imagine the most beloved classics any differently than the exact way we've seen them play out every time. We assume the stroke of genius that created the final moments of our favorite films was there all along, a …

Movies

Stanley Kubrick's Top 10 Must-See Movies

<b>Stanley Kubrick's must-see films are as diverse and as poignant as his very own masterpieces.</b><p>Kubrick’s list of works is formidable. <i>A Clockwork …

Movies

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

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

Filmmaking

The five best free things to do in NYC this week

When you live in NYC, it can be hard to stick to a budget. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for a concert, art exhibit, comedy …

New York City