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The writer on a movie is like someone running the first leg of a relay race. He has to set off at full speed while everyone else stands around and wonders if it is going to be worth their while … Continue reading

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Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke on the Aries lunar ferry. From a new collection of photographs on the making of “2001: A Space Odyssey”.

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With so little basis for agreement, the relationship between Kubrick and Spielberg, which began in cordiality and mutual respect, would collapse during post-production of  “The Shining”,  when Spielberg moved into the studio in the wake of Kubrick’s film to start … Continue reading

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Stanley Kubrick: portrait of the artist as a young photographer

An atmospheric Kubrick selfie, taken in 1947, when he was making his name as a teenage snapper. From the exhibition “Eyes Wide Open” at the Kunstforum, Vienna. [HT: Debbie Norcliffe]

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