Who is Kubrick?


Stanley Kubrick (/ˈkuːbrɪk/; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor. He is regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His films, typically adaptations of novels or short stories, were noted for their "dazzling" and unique cinematography, attention to details to achieve realism and an inspired use of music scores. Kubrick's films covered a variety of genres, including war, crime, romantic and black comedies, horror, epic and science fiction. Kubrick was also noted for being a perfectionist, using painstaking care with scene staging and working closely with his actors.

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Kubrick - Awards and Nominations
... All of Stanley Kubrick's films from Paths of Glory till the end of his career, except for The Shining, were nominated for Oscars or Golden Globes, in various ... and an Academy Award for best visual effects, which Kubrick (as director of special effects on the film) received ... This was Kubrick's only personal Oscar win among 13 nominations ...
Christiane Kubrick
... Christiane Kubrick (née Harlan born 10 May 1932) is a German actress, dancer, painter and singer ... a theatrical family, and was the wife of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick from 1958 until his death in 1999 ...
Apollo Hoax In Popular Culture - On Film
... Side of the Moon, 'exposing' how Stanley Kubrick was recruited to fake the Moon landings, and featured interviews with, among others, Kubrick's widow and a number of American ... named, in many cases, after characters from Kubrick's films this was one of many clues included to reveal the joke to the alert viewer ...
Leon Vitali - Biography
... It wasn't until 1975 that Vitali met Stanley Kubrick, with whom he would go on to have a professional relationship for the rest of Kubrick's career ... Kubrick and Vitali bonded during the shoot ... Five years later, Kubrick sent Vitali a copy of Stephen King's The Shining and asked him to join the production of Kubrick's next film, to which Vitali eagerly agreed ...
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes
... Stanley Kubrick's Boxes is a 2008 documentary film directed by Jon Ronson about the film director Stanley Kubrick ... a biography of the filmmaker but rather to understand Kubrick by studying the director's vast personal collection of memorabilia related to his feature films ... came about in 1998 when Ronson received a request from Kubrick's estate for a copy of a documentary Ronson made about the Holocaust (Ronson was unaware that it was ...

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