Author: Alison Castle

Publisher: Taschen

ISBN: 9783836555821

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Ultimate Kubrick: The unsurpassed study of a cinematic genius In 1968, when Stanley Kubrick was asked to comment on the metaphysical significance of 2001: A Space Odyssey, he replied: "It's not a message I ever intended to convey in words. 2001 is a nonverbal experience... I tried to create a visual experience, one that bypasses verbalized pigeonholing and directly penetrates the subconscious with an emotional and philosophic content." Now available as part of our Bibliotheca Universalis series, The Stanley Kubrick Archives borrows from the director's philosophy. From the opening sequence of Killer's Kiss to the final frames of Eyes Wide Shut, it allows the masterful visuals of Kubrick's complete films to impress through dazzling stills. In a separate section, Kubrick's creative process is brought to life through fascinating archival material, including set designs, sketches, correspondence, documents, screenplays, drafts, notes, and shooting schedules. Accompanying the visual material are essays by noted Kubrick scholars, articles written by and about Kubrick,and a selection of Kubrick's best interviews. The result is a visual, archival, and scholarly journey through masterworks of 20th century cinema and the meticulous mind of the director behind them.
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Author: Stanley Kubrick,Alison Castle

Publisher: Taschen America Llc

ISBN: 9783822822845

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 544

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Accompanying CD-ROM: Interview with Stanley Kubrick by Jeremy Bernstein, November 27, 1966. Interview is in audio and transcript form.odyssey.
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Author: Alison Castle,Stanley Kubrick,Jan Harlan,Christiane Kubrick

Publisher: Taschen America Llc

ISBN: 9783836508896

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 544

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This special anniversary-edition work explores Stanley Kubrick's archives. With selected articles and essays and extensive film notes, this work offers the most comprehensive study of the filmmaker to date.
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The Greatest Movie Never Made

Author: Alison Castle

Publisher: Taschen

ISBN: 9783836568890

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 832

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The Greatest Movie Never Made Ten books in one tell the fascinating tale of Kubrick's unfilmed masterpiece For 40 years, Kubrick fans and film buffs have wondered about the director's mysterious unmade film on Napoleon Bonaparte. Slated for production immediately following the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Kubrick's "Napoleon" was to be at once a character study and a sweeping epic, replete with grandiose battle scenes featuring thousands of extras. To write his original screenplay, Kubrick embarked on two years of intensive research; with the help of dozens of assistants and an Oxford Napoleon specialist, he amassed an unparalleled trove of research and preproduction material, including approximately 15,000 location scouting photographs and 17,000 slides of Napoleonic imagery. No stone was left unturned in Kubrick's nearly-obsessive quest to uncover every piece of information history had to offer about Napoleon. But alas, Kubrick's movie was not destined to be: the film studios, first M.G.M. and then United Artists, decided such an undertaking was too risky at a time when historical epics were out of fashion. TASCHEN's tribute to this unmade masterpiece makes Kubrick's valiant work on "Napoleon" available to fans for the first time. Based on the original 2009 limited edition which featured ten books hidden inside of a carved out reproduction of a Napoleon history book, this publication brings all the original elements together in one volume. Herein, all of the books from the original edition are reproduced in facsimile: correspondence, costume studies, location scouting photographs, research material, script drafts, and more. Kubrick's final draft is reproduced in its entirety. The text book features the complete original treatment, essays examining the screenplay in historical and dramatic contexts, an essay by Jean Tulard on Napoleon in cinema, and a transcript of interviews Kubrick conducted with Oxford professor Felix Markham. The culmination of years of research and preparation, this unique publication offers readers a chance to experience the creative process of one of cinema's greatest talents as well as a fascinating exploration of the enigmatic figure that was Napoleon Bonaparte.
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Interviews

Author: Stanley Kubrick,Gene D. Phillips

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 1578062977

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 207

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By allowing readers to see the inner workings of this reclusive filmmaker, this comprehensive collection of his 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. Film stills.
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Visual Poet 1928-1999

Author: Paul Duncan

Publisher: Taschen America Llc

ISBN: 9783836527750

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 192

View: 9957

Erin doesn't get what all the fuss is about. When did boys stop being friends and start being boyfriends? Why are all the girls in her year shaving their legs and slopping goop on their faces? And since when did her big sister start keeping secrets about her love life? Erin's never been afraid of doing her own thing but she never thought she'd be deliberately left out. What's everyone's problem?
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Author: Piers Bizony

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783836559546

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 562

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Hello, HAL On the set of 2OO1: A Space Odyssey Get closer than ever to the movie that changed the movies. This behind-the-scenes spectacular of 2OO1: Space Odyssey sheds light on the lead actors, senior production designers, special-effects experts and masterminds of Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, who together revolutionized science fiction and the art of cinema. Previously available as part of the multi-volume and instant sell-out Collector's Edition, this comprehensive visual record includes on and off set photographs, pre-production paintings, and conceptual designs from the Kubrick archives. With numerous fold-outs, these dazzling images offer insight both into Kubrick's meticulous directorial methods, and into the mysteries and magnetism of a film at once vast in scope and intricate in its exploration of our relationship to technology. Written and researched over several years by the outer space, special effects, and technology journalist Piers Bizony, this compendium is both an exhaustive labour of love and a monument to a masterpiece of 20th century culture.
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New Perspectives

Author: Peter Kramer,Tatiana Ljujic,Richard Daniels

Publisher: Black Dog Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781908966421

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

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Stanley Kubrick: New Perspectives brings together essays by scholars who have examined the traces that Kubrick's work has left in archives, in particular his own collection of film-related materials, which was donated to the University of the Arts London in 2007. Richly illustrated with film stills and previously unseen material from the Stanley Kubrick Archive, this book is designed to open the reader's eyes to the wonder and richness of Kubrick's oeuvre. The collection held by the University is made up of a range of material including props, scripts, research, production paperwork such as call sheets, costumes and photographs for all his films and Look, as well as material for those projects that were conceived but never visualised. By maintaining a high degree of control in the film making process, Kubrick was able to retain material generated by his pioneering techniques, research and production work: arguably making this collection one of the most complete examples of film making practice world wide. Kubrick's films have inspired a huge amount of critical commentary, yet until recently critics and scholars have made little use of archival resources. The essays included in this collection offer new perspectives on Kubrick's working methods, the manifold influences on his films, their themes and style as well as their marketing and reception. Between them, the essays cover the totality of Kubrick's career, from his beginnings as a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker in the late 1940s and early 1950s to his last movie, Eyes Wide Shut, which was released a few months after his death in 1999. Ranging from low-budget noir thrillers to spectacular historical and futuristic epics, from war films to erotic dramas, from horror to topical movies, Kubrick's work explores fundamental questions about sexuality and violence, military organisations and combat, male bonding and marriage, human nature and social change. In doing so, he has produced iconic images (and sounds) representing key events and developments of the 20th century, including World War I, the threat of nuclear apocalypse, the space race, the Vietnam War, the rise of juvenile delinquency and family breakdown.
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Author: Luc Sante

Publisher: Taschen

ISBN: 9783836572323

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 332

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Stanley's Still Life The young Kubrick's photographic essays for Look magazine Before becoming the critically acclaimed filmmaker responsible for such iconic films as Dr. Strangelove and The Shining, Stanley Kubrick spent five years as a photographer for Look magazine. The Bronx native joined the staff in 1945, when he was only 17 years old, and shot humanist slice-of-life features that celebrate and expose New York City and its inhabitants. Through a Different Lens reveals the keen and evocative vision of a burgeoning creative genius in a range of feature stories and images, from everyday folk at the laundromat to a day in the life of a debutant, from a trip to the circus to Columbia University. Featuring around 300 images, many previously unseen, as well as rare Look magazine tear sheets, this release coincides with a major show at the Museum of the City of New York and includes an introduction by noted photography critic Luc Sante. These still photographs attest to Kubrick's innate talent for compelling storytelling, and serve as clear indicators of how this genius would soon transition to making some of the greatest movies of all time. Text in English, French and German
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A Biography

Author: Vincent Lobrutto

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 9780306809064

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 606

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Stanley Kubrick, director of the acclaimed filmsPath of Glory, Spartacus, Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: Space Odyssey. A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, and Full Metal Jacket, is arguably one of the greatest American filmmakers. Yet, despite being hailed as “a giant” by Orson Welles, little is known about the reclusive director. Stanley Kubrick—the first full-length study of his life—is based on assiduous archival research as well as new interviews with friends, family, and colleagues.Film scholar Vincent LoBRutto provides a comprehensive portrait of the director, from his high school days, in the Bronx and his stint as a photographer for Look magazine, through the creation of his wide-ranging movies, including the long-awaited Eyes Wide Shut. The author provides behind-the-scenes details about writing, filming, financing, and reception of the director's entire output, paying close attention to the technical innovations and to his often contentious relationships with actors. This fascinating biography exposes the enigma that is Stanley Kubrick while placing him in context of film history.
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Author: Michael Herr

Publisher: Grove Press

ISBN: 9780802138187

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 96

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A screenwriter and author of Dispatches provides a firsthand portrait of his friend and colleague, Stanley Kubrick, describing the life and career of the legendary director, dispelling myths about him, and reflecting on his seminal influence on the world of filmmaking. Reprint.
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Drama & Shadows: Photographs 1945?1950

Author: Rainer Crone

Publisher: Phaidon Press

ISBN: 9780714863139

Category: Photography

Page: 240

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The first book to document the early photographs of the famous and enigmatic film director Stanley Kubrick (1928 - 99). A fascinating account of American urban life including celebrities such as Leonard Bernstein, Kubrick documents a range of human emotion. Includes many never-before-seen photographs taken from 1945 - 50 and others not seen since their original publication in Look magazine. Sheds new light on Kubrick's apprenticeship and his early search for complex image compositions and dramatic narratives as developed in his films A Clockwork Orange and 2001: A Space Odyssey
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New York Jewish Intellectual

Author: Nathan Abrams

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 0813587131

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 340

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Stanley Kubrick is generally acknowledged as one of the world’s great directors. Yet few critics or scholars have considered how he emerged from a unique and vibrant cultural milieu: the New York Jewish intelligentsia. Stanley Kubrick reexamines the director’s work in context of his ethnic and cultural origins. Focusing on several of Kubrick’s key themes—including masculinity, ethical responsibility, and the nature of evil—it demonstrates how his films were in conversation with contemporary New York Jewish intellectuals who grappled with the same concerns. At the same time, it explores Kubrick’s fraught relationship with his Jewish identity and his reluctance to be pegged as an ethnic director, manifest in his removal of Jewish references and characters from stories he adapted. As he digs deep into rare Kubrick archives to reveal insights about the director’s life and times, film scholar Nathan Abrams also provides a nuanced account of Kubrick’s cinematic artistry. Each chapter offers a detailed analysis of one of Kubrick’s major films, including Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, and Eyes Wide Shut. Stanley Kubrick thus presents an illuminating look at one of the twentieth century’s most renowned and yet misunderstood directors.
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Author: Gene D. Phillips,Rodney Hill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780816043880

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 422

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Surveys the director's life and career with information on his films, key people in his life, technical information, themes, locations, and film theory.
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A Life in Pictures

Author: Christiane Kubrick

Publisher: Little Brown GBR

ISBN: 9780316860529

Category: Motion picture producers and directors

Page: 190

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Few cinematic figures can boast the scope, breadth, talent and influence of Stanley Kubrick. Visionary, auteur, artist, director . . . his brilliant canon of films is unsurpassed in modern cinema.Now, the astonishing career of this cinematic legend is remembered in perhaps the most fitting way: in pictures. With an accompanying commentary by his widow Christiane, Stanley Kubrick: A Life In Pictures is a wide-ranging and wonderful collection. Featuring a wealth of never-before-seen photographs, it offers a fascinating glimpse of Kubrick behind the camera, from his directorial beginnings in the early 1950s to his final film, Eyes Wide Shut, completed just six days before his death in March 1999.Including the definitive cast and credits lists of his films, and featuring an introduction by Steven Spielberg, this beautifully designed book is a fitting tribute to the life and work of Stanley Kubrick, and an essential volume for his vast legion of dedicated facs.
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Authorship and Genre in Photojournalism and Film

Author: Philippe Mather

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 1841506117

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

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Sheds new light on the aesthetic factors that shaped Kubrick's artistic voice by examining the links between his photojournalist work (done between 1945 to 1950) and his films.
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Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece

Author: Michael Benson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501163957

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 512

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Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the film’s release, this is the definitive story of the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, acclaimed today as one of the greatest films ever made, including the inside account of how director Stanley Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke created this cinematic masterpiece. Regarded as a masterpiece today, 2001: A Space Odyssey received mixed reviews on its 1968 release. Despite the success of Dr. Strangelove, director Stanley Kubrick wasn’t yet recognized as a great filmmaker, and 2001 was radically innovative, with little dialogue and no strong central character. Although some leading critics slammed the film as incomprehensible and self-indulgent, the public lined up to see it. 2001’s resounding commercial success launched the genre of big-budget science fiction spectaculars. Such directors as George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, and James Cameron have acknowledged its profound influence. Author Michael Benson explains how 2001 was made, telling the story primarily through the two people most responsible for the film, Kubrick and science fiction legend Arthur C. Clarke. Benson interviewed Clarke many times, and has also spoken at length with Kubrick’s widow, Christiane; with visual effects supervisor Doug Trumbull; with Dan Richter, who played 2001’s leading man-ape; and many others. A colorful nonfiction narrative packed with memorable characters and remarkable incidents, Space Odyssey provides a 360-degree view of this extraordinary work, tracking the film from Kubrick and Clarke’s first meeting in New York in 1964 through its UK production from 1965-1968, during which some of the most complex sets ever made were merged with visual effects so innovative that they scarcely seem dated today. A concluding chapter examines the film’s legacy as it grew into it current justifiably exalted status.
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A Memoir of Stanley Kubrick and Eyes Wide Shut

Author: Frederic Raphael

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780753809556

Category: Motion picture producers and directors

Page: 224

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Author: James Naremore,British Film Institute

Publisher: British Film Inst

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 299

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Offers a critical study of the film career of director Stanley Kubrick, from his first narrative feature, "Fear and Desire" in 1953, to "A.I: Artificial Intelligence," completed in 2001 by director Steven Spielberg after Kubrick's death.
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