Who is Stanley Kubrick?

  • (noun): United States filmmaker (born in 1928).
    Synonyms: Kubrick

Stanley 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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Christiane Kubrick - Biography
... to her being cast in the film Paths of Glory by Stanley Kubrick, credited as Susanne Christian ... She and Kubrick married in 1958 shortly after filming was completed their marriage lasted until Kubrick's death in 1999 and they produced two daughters, Anya and ... The Kubrick family moved to England in the early 1960s where Christiane continued to paint and exhibit ...
The Shining (film) - Social Interpretations of The Film - Geoffrey Cocks and Kubrick's Concern With The Holocaust
... the film has a subtext about Native Americans to arguing that the film indirectly reflects Stanley Kubrick's concerns about the Holocaust (Both Cocks' book and Michael Herr's memoir of Kubrick discuss how ... Cocks, writing in his book The Wolf at the Door Stanley Kubrick, History and the Holocaust, proposed a controversial theory that all of Kubrick's work is informed by the Holocaust ... This, Cocks believes, is why Kubrick's screenplay goes to emotional extremes, omitting much of the novel's supernaturalism and making the character of Wendy much more ...
Directors Guild Of America Award For Outstanding Directing – Feature Film - Winners and Nominees - 1960s
... the Grass Henry Koster – Flower Drum Song Stanley Kramer – Judgment at Nuremberg Philip Leacock – Hand in Hand Mervyn LeRoy – A Majority of One Joshua Logan ... The Manchurian Candidate Pietro Germi – Divorce, Italian Style John Huston – Freud Stanley Kubrick – Lolita Sidney Lumet – Long Day's Journey into Night Lewis Milestone – Mutiny on the Bounty Robert ... Cold Blood James Clavell – To Sir, with Love Stanley Donen – Two for the Road Norman Jewison – In the Heat of the Night Stanley Kramer – Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Arthur Penn – Bonnie and ...
Stanley 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 categories ... 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 ...
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes
... Stanley Kubrick's Boxes is a 2008 documentary film directed by Jon Ronson about the film director Stanley Kubrick ... Ronson's intent was not to create a biography of the filmmaker but rather to understand Kubrick by studying the director's vast personal collection of memorabilia related ... The documentary 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 ...

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