Posts tagged ‘Stanley Kubrick’

August 2, 2013

Stanley Kubrick’s 10 Favorite Movies

In honor of what would have been Stanley Kubrick‘s 85th birthday, the British Film Institute has published an excellent article on the groundbreaking writer/director, as well as a little-known list of his ten favorite films.

Nick Wrigley of the BFI writes:

I count myself among the many admirers of Kubrick’s films and his remarkable aptitude for problem solving in all areas of life. I would argue that the only remaining unexplored area of Stanley’s life in film is his relationship with, and love of, other people’s films. In his later life he chose not to talk publicly about such things, giving only a couple of interviews to large publications when each new film was ready – but through his associates, friends, and fellow filmmakers it’s now possible to piece together a revealing jigsaw.

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May 1, 2013

Screenwriter Profile: Stanley Kubrick

stanley-kubrick_1505797cThe Writer:

Stanley Kubrick is widely considered one of the best writers and directors of all time and is particularly respected for his ability to master an obscenely wide range of film genres. His films range from suspense (The Shining) to science fiction (2001: A Space Odyssey) to comedy (Dr. Strangelove). James Cameron has said of Kubrick, “I remember going with a great sense of anticipation to each new Stanley Kubrick film and thinking, ‘Can he pull it off and amaze me again?’ And he always did. The lesson I learnt from Kubrick was, ‘Never do the same thing twice’.”

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April 30, 2013

5 Greatest Screenwriters of All Time

Quinn Steers of WhatCulture recently put together a list of the five greatest screenwriters of all time. His picks are:

5. Ingmar Bergman

4. Stanley Kubrick

3. Paul Thomas Anderson

2. Billy Wilder

1. Woody Allen

Steers says of Allen,

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April 23, 2013

Script: A Clockwork Orange

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A Clockwork Orange was written by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel by Anthony Burgess.

April 23, 2013

Quote of the Day: Stanley Kubrick

The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.

October 30, 2012

Script: The Shining

The Shining was written by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson based on the novel by Stephen King.

September 20, 2012

Script: Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb was written by Stanley Kubrick, Peter George, and Terry Southern based on novel Red Alert by Peter George.

August 30, 2011

Script: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Here’s a draft of 2001: A Space Odyssey provided by Drew’s Script-o-Rama. It was written by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke.