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Stanley Kubrick Talks Cinema, Chess, ESP, Vietnam & His Cat in Interviews with Michel Ciment (1975-1987)

This is a customised audio file of a five-episode series of interviews from”A voix nue” (a programme from the France Culture radio station), taken from three interviews by Michel Ciment from 1975 to 1987. Cinephiles certainly know the name of Stanley Kubrick, and die-hard cinephiles just as certainly know the name of Michel Ciment, the French Read MoreRead More

Listen to Original Rejected Score of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Take a listen at what could have been the score to Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey by Alex Smith before the director decided to go with a more classical score. In the early stages of production, Kubrick had commissioned noted Hollywood composer Alex North, who had written the score for Spartacus and also worked on Dr. Strangelove, to write the score Read MoreRead More

The Story behind the Eyes Wide Shut Masks

In a short but remarkable workshop, in 1985 Franco Cecamore has created two original masks for the Venice Carnival. Twelve years later, a man with white coloured men’s clothing, came to that shop: the man was Jan Harlan, executive producer of one of the last movies directed by Stanley Kubrick. He visited “Il Canovaccio” in Read MoreRead More

Stanley Kubrick’s Daughter Shares Photos of Herself Growing Up on Her Father’s Film Sets

Open Culture explores the story of Stanley Kubrick’s daughter Vivian – a first hand witness and resource on life with Kubrick who has recently released a number of candid behind the scenes photos of her and her legendary father. Since Vivian Kubrick was in grade school, she worked as a collaborator with her famous filmmaker father. She had Read MoreRead More

A Rare Audio Interview with Stanley Kubrick in 1965

Jeremy Bernstein conducts the most thorough interview Stanley Kubrick has ever given. In the spring of 1965, the physicist and prolific author Jeremy Bernstein wrote a short piece for The New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town” about of 37-year-old director Stanley Kubrick, who was accelerating towards the zenith of his cultural acclaim after releasing Lolita and Dr. Strangelove and was about to release his Read MoreRead More

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