Stanley Kubrick

Film Review: ‘Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb’

<b>Producer-director Stanley Kubrick has with skill and daring fashioned a sharply satirical comedy on a subject as sensitive as Top Security–a nuclear</b> …

Stanley Kubrick Films Ranked, From ‘The Shining’ to ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

On what would have been the great director's 89th birthday, the IndieWire staff ranks his 13 feature films.<p>Today would have been Stanley Kubrick’s …

Movies

The 13 Most Controversial Movies Of All-Time

Avert your eyes if you're easily offended<p>Cinema is meant to be challenging. But some movies caused such a stink they inspired complaints and protests …

Monty Python

The legacy of Stanley Kubrick and the Kubrick Archives

Stanley Kubrick would be 89 this year. It’s quite possible were he still alive that he would have made more films. At his death in 1999, he left a …

The best war movies on Netflix

Dads looking for something to watch on television before falling asleep may be the primary demographic for classic war films, but anyone can …

World War II

7 Million-Dollar Ideas (Whose Inventors Got Totally Screwed)

Have you ever come up with what you thought was an awesomely original idea, only to find out some bastard got there before you? Sucks, right? But …

Cool Stuff

Comic-Con: New 'The Walking Dead' s8 trailer, dissected shot by shot

TV

10 Things Parents Should Know About 'Dunkirk'

1. What’s it about?<p>As the whole of France fell to German forces, British, French and other soldiers were pushed to edge of the sea at Dunkirk, France …

Christopher Nolan

Stephen King: his movies and TV shows, ranked from worst to best

Horror Movies

With Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan has finally hit the heights of Kubrick

Any mention of the K-word in relation to Nolan has long prompted sneers, but his 10th film is dizzying, dazzling and diamond-hard. It could be his Paths of Glory<p>For quite a while now – at least since the release of Inception in 2010, Christopher Nolan has been regularly touted as the modern …

Christopher Nolan

Watch: Why Stanley Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut' is the Ultimate Immersive Experience

Stanley Kubrick was a master architect of immersive worlds, as evidenced in a new video essay.<p>Watching Stanley Kubrick's <i>Eyes Wide Shut</i> feels like …

Filmmaking

Tom Cruise's 20 Best Movie Roles, Ranked

The actor has come along way from teen heartthrob—now he's one of Hollywood's most famous leading men. Here are the 20 movies that define his career.

Movies

‘Twin Peaks’: David Lynch Directed His Own Disturbing Version Of Kubrick’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’

If Part 8 of "Twin Peaks" saw Lynch operating in Terrence Malick mode, then Part 10 was the director's ode to one of Kubrick's most controversial …

TV

Try To Not Lose Your Lunch Watching Danny Brown's New 'Lost' Video

Detroit rapper Danny Brown has become a film auteur's dream on the low. His late-2016 release <i>Atrocity Exhibition</i>, a dark, cinematic trip into the MC's mental abyss, continues to spawn similarly compelling visuals. Earlier this year, actor Jonah Hill directed the video for "Ain't It Funny," in which …

Music

Criterion Collection Announces October Titles, Including ‘Personal Shopper’ and ‘Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me’

"Barry Lyndon" and "The Lure" are also joining the Collection.<p>The Criterion Collection continues to show David Lynch love. A month after releasing …

Twin Peaks

Dunkirk: Gripping and Appropriately Bleak

Christopher Nolan’s film of disastrous defeat and miraculous rescue is harrowingly realistic.<p>Dunkirk is a word that has come to mean both catastrophe …

Conservative POV

An AI researcher explains what scares him the most about robots

As an artificial intelligence researcher, I often come across the idea that many people are afraid of what AI might bring.<p>It’s perhaps unsurprising, given both history and the entertainment industry, that we might be afraid of a cybernetic takeover that forces us to live locked away, “Matrix”-like, …

Artificial Intelligence

Film Review: Z

It’s hard to estimate the impact of movies that slant our way of seeing things. I think I was 15 or so when I saw <i>Z</i> the first time.Political cynicism …

The Shining gets a series of Pop! Vinyl figures from Funko

Funko has unveiled a new line of Pop! Movies vinyl figures from Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1980 horror <b>The Shining</b> which includes The Overlook’s …

Even When Proof Exists that the Moon Landing was a Hoax, School Textbooks Continue to Teach it!

This is hilarious, but true about the moon landing.It has been suggested that Stanley Kubrick, the truly gifted director who was responsible for such …

Nuclear Footballs

US presidents since John F. Kennedy have been followed everywhere by an army officer carrying a leather-bound metal Zero Halliburton briefcase. (Zero …

John F. Kennedy

The 25 scariest horror films of all time

Our rundown of the most spine-chilling, heart-leaping and just plain creepy scare-fests ever<p>Sprinting zombie or lumbering knifeman, Satan child or …

Silence of the Lambs

Are Stanley Kubrick Films Like Immersive Video Games? The Case of Eyes Wide Shut

Video games have long attempted, to an ever more impressive degree of realism, to conjure up their own virtual realities. But then, so have …

Culture

Watch: Stanley Kubrick's Favorite Cameras & Lenses

Stanley Kubrick’s Favorite Cameras & Lenses<p>I’ve always been fascinated with how some of the filmmaking masters got their start. How did they break …

Cinematography

Stanley Kubrick's Cameras

It's no secret that the filmmaker was a gearhead -- he loved trying and exploring cameras, from photographic to moving cameras. Here we get to know …

Eyes Wide Shut: The Game

Stanley Kubrick's final film was also his most arcane. The slow pacing, characters you wanted to dislike, bizarre dream-like sequences — <i>Eyes Wide …

Gaming

‘Eyes Wide Shut’: Why Stanley Kubrick’s Erotic Masterpiece is His Most Immersive Film — Watch

The purpose of Kubrick's style in "Eyes Wide Shut" is to lure the viewer into a dreamlike state. Here's how he achieved it.<p>“Eyes Wide Shut” is …

Movies

Full Metal Jacket Turns 30 - Sit Down with the Cast

Take a look back with Full Metal Jacket stars Matthew Modine and Vincent Donofrio<p>Last month marked the 30th Anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s …

Movies

He has many trademarks, but what's Stanley Kubrick's approach to cinematic shock?

Stanley Kubrick is widely considered one of the greatest directors of all time. He is known for several trademarks (one-point perspective, slow …

Great Job, Internet!: Let us imagine the terrors of Eyes Wide Shut as a VR game

Stanley Kubrick’s movies linger in the mind for a lot of reasons—their methodical but abstract storytelling, their painterly images and use of sound, their deeply unsettling undercurrents of violence and sex. But they also, to a one, evoke distinct worlds, their cameras slowly probing their …

Virtual Reality