Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick


  • Release: 2020-08-18
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
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  • File: PDF, 256 page
  • ISBN: 9780300255614
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An engrossing biography of one of the most influential filmmakers in cinematic history Kubrick grew up in the Bronx, a doctor’s son. From a young age he was consumed by photography, chess, and, above all else, movies. He was a self†‘taught filmmaker and self†‘proclaimed outsider, and his films exist in a unique world of their own outside the Hollywood mainstream. Kubrick’s Jewishness played a crucial role in his idea of himself as an outsider. Obsessed with rebellion against authority, war, and male violence, Kubrick was himself a calm, coolly masterful creator and a talkative, ever†‘curious polymath immersed in friends and family. Drawing on interviews and new archival material, Mikics for the first time explores the personal side of Kubrick’s films.

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick


  • Release: 2001
  • Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
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  • File: PDF, 207 page
  • ISBN: 9781578062973
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From his first feature film, Fear and Desire (1953), to his final, posthumously released Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Stanley Kubrick excelled at probing the dark corners of human consciousness. In doing so, he adapted such popular novels as The Killing, Lolita, A Clockwork Orange, and The Shining and selected a wide variety of genres for his films -- black comedy (Dr. Strangelove), science fiction (2001: A Space Odyssey), and war (Paths of Glory and Full Metal Jacket). Because he was peerless in unveiling the intimate mysteries of human nature, no new film by Kubrick ever failed to spark debate or to be deeply pondered. Kubrick (1928-1999) has remained as elusive as the subjects of his films. Unlike many other filmmakers he was not inclined to grant interviews, instead preferring to let his movies speak for themselves. By allowing both critics and moviegoers to see the inner workings of this reclusive filmmaker, this first comprehensive collection of his relatively few interviews is invaluable. Ranging from 1959 to 1987 and including Kubrick's conversations with Gene Siskel, Jeremy Bernstein, Gene D. Phillips, and others, this book reveals Kubrick's diverse interests -- nuclear energy and its consequences, space exploration, science fiction, literature, religion, psychoanalysis, the effects of violence, and even chess -- and discloses how each affects his films. He enthusiastically speaks of how advances in camera and sound technology made his films more effective. Kubrick details his hands-on approach to filmmaking as he discusses why he supervises nearly every aspect of production. "All the hand-held camerawork is mine," he says in a 1972 interview about A Clockwork Orange. "In addition to the fun of doing the shooting myself, I find it virtually impossible to explain what I want in a hand-held shot to even the most talented and sensitive camera operator. " Neither guarded nor evasive, the Kubrick who emerges from these interviews is candid, opinionated, confident, and

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick


  • Release: 2003
  • Publisher: Taschen
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  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 3822815926
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This a highly illustrated guide to the work of film director, Stanley Kubrick.

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick


  • Release: 2001
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
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  • File: PDF, 204 page
  • ISBN: 0275969746
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Studies the style and themes of the films of Stanley Kubrick.

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick


  • Release: 1998
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  • File: PDF, 401 page
  • ISBN: 0006384455
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That Stanley Kubrick has maintained his mystique for nearly forty years is both a tribute to his exceptional powers as a film-maker and a consequence of his decision to live and work on his own terms, whatever the price. For decades his films have distilled the essence of the age - from 'Paths of glory' (1957), 'Lolita' (1962), 'Dr. Strangelove' (1964) and '2001 - A space Odyssey' (1968) to 'A clockwork orange' (1971), 'Barry Lyndon' (1975), 'The Shining' (1980) and 'Full metal jacket' (1987). With his latest film ('Eyes wide shut'), Kubrick has added to the gallery of indelible images that will last as long as the cinema. With the help of actors, writers, directors, technicians and childhood friends, John Baxter offers an account of Kubrick's extraordinary life and work.

A Critical Companion to Stanley Kubrick

A Critical Companion to Stanley Kubrick


  • Release: 2020-10-16
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
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  • File: PDF, 294 page
  • ISBN: 9781793613776
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A Critical Companion to Stanley Kubrick offers a thorough and detailed study of the films of the legendary director. Labeled a recluse, a provocateur, and a perfectionist, Kubrick revolutionized filmmaking, from the use of music in film, narrative pacing and structure, to depictions of war and violence. An unparalleled visionary, his work continues to influence contemporary cinema and visual culture. This book delves into the complexities of his work and examines the wide range of topics and the multiple interpretations that his films inspire. The eighteen chapters in this book use a wide range of methodologies and explore new trends of research in film studies, providing a series of unique and novel perspectives on all of Kubrick’s thirteen feature films, from Fear and Desire (1953) to Eyes Wide Shut (1999), as well as his work on A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001).

Stanley Kubrick  Director

Stanley Kubrick Director


  • Release: 2000
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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  • File: PDF, 376 page
  • ISBN: 0393321193
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Illustrated with eight pages of color and black-and-white photographs, an expanded edition of a study first published in 1971 follows the career and directorial techniques of Stanley Kubrick, including his last picture, Eyes Wide Shut. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Perspectives on Stanley Kubrick

Perspectives on Stanley Kubrick


  • Release: 1996
  • Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA
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  • File: PDF, 345 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015053541291
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A collection of articles on the American director's ten most crucial films and interviews with him, including those in Playboy and Rolling Stone. Among the topics are patterns of filmic narration in The Killing and Lolita, filming 2001: A Space Odyssey, photographing Barry Lyndon, and the unravelling of patriarchy in Full Metal Jacket. Includes a full filmography. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

We ll Meet Again

We ll Meet Again


  • Release: 2013-12
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • File: PDF, 235 page
  • ISBN: 9780199767663
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We'll Meet Again illuminates music's central role in the design and reception of Stanley Kubrick's films. It brings together archival evidence and close analysis to trace the ways music serves as starting point and inspiration throughout Kubrick's working process.

Stanley Kubrick Companion

Stanley Kubrick Companion


  • Release: 1999
  • Publisher: B. T. Batsford Limited
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  • File: PDF, 190 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015047571230
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Describes Stanley Kubrick's works from "Spartacus" to "Full Metal Jacket," and examines his eccentric personality as reflected in his films.