Stanley Kubrick

‘Paths of Glory’: Stanley Kubrick’s First Step Towards Cinema Immortality

  By Sven Mikulec There's a picture that will always be good, years from now, the great Kirk Douglas told…

4 months ago

Run Through the Jungian: Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Full Metal Jacket’, a Phenomenological Treatise on War

  By Tim Pelan “It's not pro-war or anti-war. It's just the way things are,” Stanley Kubrick said of Full…

9 months ago

Stanley Kubrick’s original treatment for ‘The Shining’

  By Sven Mikulec One of Stephen King's most popular and celebrated novels, The Shining was initially conceived as the…

10 months ago

With ‘Barry Lyndon,’ Stanley Kubrick’s Painterly Eye Invites Us to Be All-seeing, but Ultimately, Unknowing

  By Tim Pelan I have had a complete set of Thackeray sitting on my bookshelf at home for years,…

1 year ago

Sam Peckinpah’s original version of the screenplay for ‘One-Eyed Jacks,’ Marlon Brando’s only directorial effort

  By Sven Mikulec On only one occasion did Marlon Brando give directing a shot. Disappointed with the audience's reaction,…

3 years ago

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’: Kubrick’s Pioneering Achievement As One of the Most Significant Films Ever Made

  By Sven Mikulec The very meaninglessness of life forces man to create his own meaning. Children, of course, begin…

3 years ago

‘Eyes Wide Shut’: A Tense, Nightmarish Exploration of Marriage and Sexuality in Kubrick’s Ultimate Film

  By Sven Mikulec Almost a decade passed since Full Metal Jacket hit the theaters, and Stanley Kubrick lived a…

3 years ago

‘A Clockwork Orange’: Kubrick and Burgess’ Vision of the Modern World

  By Sven Mikulec Between making 2001: A Space Odyssey and Barry Lyndon, Stanley Kubrick filmed A Clockwork Orange in…

4 years ago

Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Dr. Strangelove’: The Sharpest, Most Cautioning, Hilarious Political Satire

  By Sven Mikulec The story has it that Stanley Kubrick was very interested in the nuclear war, and that…

5 years ago

Kubrick’s old home: Abbots Mead

Stanley Kubrick's daughter Katharina Kubrick revisits her old home at Abbots Mead. Broadcast on 10th of November 2015 on BBC1's…

5 years ago