Stanley Kubrick

Grading What's Coming to and Leaving Netflix in October

Around this time every month, the powers that be at Netflix release their list of what’s coming to and leaving the platform in the month to follow. …

Netflix

Matt Damon to Receive Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award

The Academy Award winning actor-writer-producer joins an esteemed list of previous winners like Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Tom Cruise, Robert De …

Awards

Ridley Scott explains Blade Runner's debt to Stanley Kubrick

It’s a little crazy to believe that the sequel to <i>Blade Runner</i> is coming out in less than three weeks, on October 6, a scant 35 years after the …

Blade Runner

World War III: How America Planned a Nuclear War to Crush Russia

Millions would have died. <i>Regardless, the Air Force explained it simply couldn’t afford to care about these concerns. “While … the probability of</i> …

War

Halloween Horror Nights Has New Scares, Familiar Frights and ... Stanley Kubrick

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Movies

From the Start of the Film Business, Some of the Most Enduring Images Have Been Captured by ARRI Cameras

The German manufacturer is inextricably linked with the history of cinema<p>Looking back at the great films of the past, it’s staggering to discover how …

Cinematography

The Great Directors Who Went To The Extreme

By Jake Orthwein An exploration of the ethics behind extreme filmmaking tactics.In a recent interview with <i>The Independent</i>, Mark Rylance revealed that</b> …

Filmmaking

Stephen King Week Bonus: The Shining (1980) - Reviewed

<i>Although our week of King reviews is over, we decided to throw another one out there!</i><p>Loosely based on the novel by Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick's <i>The</i> …

Stephen King

Reviews: The Daydreamer's Notebook (2017)

When working as a movie critic, you will often be treated to screeners of all types and qualities. Some are solid, some are bad, and some might even …

Terrence Malick

7 Director-Themed Planets RICK AND MORTY Need to Visit

In <i>Rick and Morty</i>, the fact that Rick has a portal gun means he can travel to any and all parallel dimensions he chooses. Infinite opportunities to go …

Entertainment

Our review of It, plus how to successfully adapt a Stephen King book (in five steps)

We’re not ashamed to admit we love tucking into a Stephen King novel (preferably late at night with the wind howling at the door). Long underrated, …

New York City

Videos: The Shining Becomes A Musical

This is a new video from Antonio Maria da Silva that turns Stanley Kubrick's <i>The Shining</i> into a musical. The restroom conversation between Jack and …

Pop Culture

James Cameron Lists 5 of His All-Time Favorite Films

What kinds of films influenced the likes of James Cameron?<p>When you think of James Cameron what comes to mind? T-800s? Impressive technology? An …

Science Fiction

SCORN is the Stuff Stanley Kubrick Nightmares Are Made Of

September 5, 2017<p>Share This<p>SCORN Will Make You Scream for More! A-ha! A-ha!<p>I had seen an early trailer of <i>SCORN</i> and thought, “wow, that’s a lot of …

Stephen King Approved of IT Movie's Changes

<b>IT</b> director Andy Muschetti says that Stephen King personally approved the plot changes made when adapting the story to film. Outside of his …

Authors

The 100 Funniest Films of All Time, According to 253 Film Critics from 52 Countries

Does comedy come with an expiration date? Scholars of the field both amateur and professional have long debated the question, but only one aspect of …

Culture

Stephen King Is Certain 'IT' Will Scare The Hell Out of Everyone

Just because a movie was made from his book, you can't expect Stephen King to love the end product. Best example is probably Stanley Kubrick's …

Stephen King

Mark Peter Krasselt, graphic artist and chef

Mark Peter Krasselt, a graphic designer who supported the arts and was an accomplished cook, died Aug. 20 at his Towson home of heart failure related …

New Orleans

Stunning Photographs Taken By Stanley Kubrick That Capture Street Scenes of New York City In The 1940s

Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) was an American film director, writer, producer, and photographer who lived in England during most of the last four …

17-Year-Old Stanley Kubrick’s Photos Of 1940s New York Prove That He Was Born Genius

Bored Panda has gathered a collection of his photos of New York from 1945 to 1950, when he was working in the Look magazine. During that time Stanley …

Photography

The secrets to making great Stephen King movies

When “It,” the first in a planned two-part adaptation of his 1986 magnum opus, arrives in theaters Friday, it will be one of six King films or TV series to be released in 2017. (And that’s not counting another “Children of the Corn” movie!) “The Mist” and “Mr. Mercedes” have already premiered on …

Entertainment

The secrets to making a great Stephen King movie

Since the second half of 1983, when "Cujo," "The Dead Zone" and "Christine" rolled into theaters, one after another, it's been unofficial Hollywood writ that no Stephen King novel, novella or short story shall go unadapted for film or television. And it's been King's habit to keep turning out work …

Horror Movies

Vintage Lens Tests on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro by Jody Eldred and Todd Fisher

A museum of cinema artifacts is the birthplace of this lens test. Todd Fisher, son of Debbie Reynolds and brother of Carrie Fisher, and Jody Eldred, …

Filmmaking

From Cinema Classics To New Indie Releases: Movies To Catch In L.A. This September

September means summer is coming to a close, and with that we say "good riddance" to the dismal blockbuster season we had over the past few months. …

Pacific Standard Time

The beautiful results of using classic cinema lenses on a modern camera

Visiting fellow film-maker, Todd Fisher, Eldred takes a look at the many classic lenses within his collection, and tries them on his Ursa Mini 4.6K …

Cameras

A close re-encounter with a UFO movie classic: Howell

My wife and I were relaxing at a cottage late the other weekend when a bright white flash of light outside the window startled us. There should have …

UFOs

Stanley Kubrick Behind the Scenes: Here’s the Director on Set, From ‘Dr. Strangelove’ to ‘Eyes Wide Shut’

Appealing Color Palettes Used in Visually Striking Movies and TV Shows

Palette Maniac has created a series of images for Instagram featuring appealing color palettes used in visually striking movies and television shows. …

TV shows

The Best Sci-Fi Films Of The Seventies

Mr Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> was released at the tail end of the 1960s and was arguably the catalyst for an ascendant, modern age of …

Science Fiction

4 Reasons Why “Paths of Glory” is Stanley Kubrick’s Underrated Masterpiece

The borough of the Bronx in New York City is known for two major contributions to the world of entertainment: it’s the birthplace of hip-hop, and …

Military History