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Greatest Mythologies of Stanley Kubrick

Greatest Mythologies of Stanley Kubrick

Let’s try to set the record straight. More has been written about Kubrick – on his films, about his person, extracting his methods – than any other motion picture director…

The 10 Most Significant Artistic and Philosophical Influences to Stanley Kubrick

The 10 Most Significant Artistic and Philosophical Influences to Stanley Kubrick

Everyone has to start somewhere. Geniuses are not born with knowledge, but come to it by their ability to absorb, retain, and apply that which they learned. We all know…

Discover the Life & Work of Stanley Kubrick in a Sweeping Three-Hour Video Essay

Discover the Life & Work of Stanley Kubrick in a Sweeping Three-Hour Video Essay

For at least fifty years, the work of Stanley Kubrick has constituted an ideal object of study for serious cinephiles. Now that the technological democratization of the past decade has allowed…

Andrei Tarkovsky Calls Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey a “Phony” Film “With Only Pretensions to Truth”

Andrei Tarkovsky Calls Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey a “Phony” Film “With Only Pretensions to Truth”

Yesterday we ran a list of 93 films beloved by Stanley Kubrick, which includes two by Andrei Tarkovsky: 1972’s Solaris and 1986’s The Sacrifice. You expect one auteur to appreciate the work…

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

“There’s something in the human personality which resents things that are clear, and conversely, something which is attracted to puzzles, enigmas, and allegories.” Stanley Kubrick [1] 2001 is often mistakenly…