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Stanley Kubrick

  1. close reads
    What I Learned After Watching Eyes Wide Shut 100 TimesIf Stanley Kubrick’s film felt dated back in 1999, maybe that’s because we weren’t quite as savvy as we thought.
  2. backstories
    An Oral History of the Eyes Wide Shut OrgyStaging that scene from Stanley Kubrick’s divisive final film.
  3. book excerpt
    The Dream TeamCruise, Kidman, Kubrick, and the making of Eyes Wide Shut.
  4. auteurs
    Lost Stanley Kubrick Screenplay Has the Courtesy to Show Itself After 60 YearsBurning Secret could very much become a film.
  5. How Arctic Monkeys Tapped Into the Nostalgia of SpaceFront man Alex Turner paints a compelling portrait of a man so out of time that he ends up on the moon.
  6. A History of Stanley Kubrick in 21 TracksKubrick was a distinctive visual stylist, but he also made innovative use of music — so we created a playlist that doubles as a career history.
  7. 50th anniversary
    Destination: 2001 — Kubrick at the ControlsA favorite story from New York’s first issue: 2001: A Space Odyssey screenwriter Arthur Clarke on collaborating with director Stanley Kubrick.
  8. 4 Ways 2001: A Space Odyssey Was a Visual-Effects PioneerThe cinematography inspired scores of artists, from George Lucas to ‘N Sync.
  9. vulture lists
    What’s New on Netflix: October 2017Ready for another trip to the Upside Down? Stranger Things returns to Netflix this month.
  10. vulture lists
    The Pop-Culture References in Legion, From Wes Anderson to Stanley KubrickThe FX series is stuffed with allusions to films, TV shows, books, and pop-culture ephemera.
  11. Vivian Kubrick Slams Dr. Phil’s Duvall Interview“Whatever dignity a mere unfortunate creature might have in this world, is denied her by your displaying her in this way.”
  12. lost classics
    What Happens When Filmmakers Raid Dead Directors’ Unmade Projects?It’s often fascinating to watch two strong directorial sensibilities clash.
  13. anti-truthers
    Vivian Kubrick Hates Your Moon-Landing TheoriesStanley Kubrick faking the moon landing is “a grotesque lie.”
  14. sundance 2016
    Operation Avalanche Is a Sly Act of Movie Love For and By Kubrick FansFans of Room 237 will be enamored.
  15. Stanley Kubrick Stalks Jimmy Stewart in This Brilliant Short FilmHeeeeeeere’s Stanley!
  16. editing
    Steven Soderbergh Recut 2001: A Space Odyssey“You start thinking about it when it’s not around, and then you start wanting to touch it.”
  17. tv
    The Simpsons’ Stanley Kubrick Parody Was So Good“A Clockwork Yellow.”
  18. ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Is Way Better with Jon Benjamin as the Voice of HAL Here’s a scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey, with Archer and Bob’s Burgers voice actor Jon Benjamin as the voice of HAL the computer. The video […]
  19. rumors
    HBO May Do a Napoleon MiniseriesA Napoleon series written by Stanley Kubrick!
  20. the shining
    David Cronenberg Totally Dissed Stanley Kubrick“I find The Shining not to be a great film”
  21. Fighting - or at Least Responding to - War and Terrorism with ComedyWelcome to the latest installment of Tragedy Plus Time. Each segment will focus on a particular ‘life crisis’ — sometimes globally […]
  22. echoes
    Showrunner Bryan Fuller Explains Hannibal’s Nod to The ShiningHe tried to do it on Pushing Daisies.
  23. movie review
    Edelstein: Room 237 Is a Cine-Nerd’s Vindication and HumiliationThis documentary looks at some theories (You decide whether they’re crazy or not) about Kubrick’s The Shining.
  24. chat room
    Room 237 Director Rodney Ascher on The Shining“I was going to spend a year and a half analyzing the carpet patterns and looking at every shot a hundred times.”
  25. debunked
    Kubrick’s Shining Assistant: Room 237 Is Silly“A lot of decisions made on the set were about pragmatism: ‘This looks good.’”
  26. room 237
    Toy Story 3’s Director on His Shining ObsessionHe loves it so much that he started a site devoted to the film and helped fund the new documentary Room 237.
  27. movies
    Inside the Crowded Cult of The Shining TheoristsA new documentary explores the meanings that obsessive fans of the film have extracted.
  28. movies
    Four Theories on The Shining From the New Documentary Room 237Is it really about Native American genocide? Or the faked Apollo moon landing?
  29. clickables
    See Kubrick’s Diary Brainstorm of Possible Dr. Stranglove Titles“Dr. Strangelove’s Secret Uses of Uranus,” “Dr. Doomsday and His Nuclear Wiseman,” and more!
  30. steve and stan
    Steven Spielberg Developing Napoleon Biopic Written by Stanley KubrickIt’ll be a miniseries.
  31. deleted scenes
    Read the Deleted Ending for Stanley Kubrick’s The ShiningWe were supposed to learn Danny and Wendy were alright.
  32. pop culture memory lane
    How Dr. Strangelove Ruined a Birthday PartyIn the latest “Pop Culture Memory Lane,” comedian Connor Ratliff describes the time he showed the “funniest movie of all time” at his 13th-birthday party.
  33. stanley kubrick
    Listen to a Rare Interview With Stanley KubrickKubrick was a “misfit”? Get outta here!
  34. The Sexual, Conspiratorial Farce of ‘Eyes Wide Shut’Fun fact: Steve Martin was supposed to star in Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut. (Yes, that Steve Martin.) In his biography Kubrick, Michael […]
  35. mashups
    Every Zoom in The ShiningHere’s Johnny, synchronized!
  36. rejected pitches
    Watch Rejected Pitches for The Shining and E.T.On E.T.: “What child leaves home and then throws a turd in their basket?”
  37. dr. strangelove
    See a List of Unused Titles for Dr. StrangeloveAnything’s better than “Patch Adams.”
  38. mashups
    Watch There Will Be Blood, As Inspired by 2001: A Space OdysseyPTA meets 2001.
  39. clickables
    Watch All the Zooming From The Shining at OnceAaaaah.
  40. clickables
    Read Stanley Kubrick’s Fan Letter to Ingmar Bergman“I believe you are the greatest film-maker at work today.”
  41. clickables
    Check Out the 2001: A Space Odyssey Monolith FigureHours of fun for your kids, assuming your kids are into obliquely purposeful narrative devices.
  42. movies
    Man Has Superintense Acid Trip While Watching 2001: A Space Odyssey“Everybody get rid of your drugs! No, listen! Everybody listen to me — yes, fat man! Fat man!”
  43. the early-evening news
    RZA Runs Out of Dialogue to Sample; Will Direct His Own Kung-Fu MoviePlus:Sacha Baron Cohen’s homophones will be hilarious to homophobes.
  44. chat room
    Dan Richter on Playing the Ape in ‘2001’, Life With John and YokoThe actor speaks to Vulture about his legendary role.
  45. vulture lists
    10 Beloved Characters, 10 Ignoble DeathsVulture takes a look at ten other characters whose ignoble deaths made us shake our heads and think, He deserved better.
  46. agenda
    This Stanley Kubrick set: most essential DVD box ever.If you’re even half-serious about having a decent home film library, you will order this DVD set right now.
  47. vulture lists
    10 Directors Who Would Do the Unsexiest Sex FilmQT’s sex movie will be gross, no doubt. But it could be worse!