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    Listen: Rare 76-Minute Interview With Stanley Kubrick About His Start In Films, Nuclear War & Chess Strategies

    To call the output, both realized and unmade, of Stanley Kubrick “vast” still somehow seems inexact, with every year since the filmmaker’s death in 1999 unearthing new scraps of information on discarded projects. And yet, as some of those ventures are now finding life in different forms (including a...

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    Baz Luhrmann Eyed To Direct Steven Spielberg-Produced & Former Stanley Kubrick Dream Project 'Napoleon' For HBO

    From Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, from the outback of "Australia" to the dizzying heights of "Moulin Rouge," whatever you can say about director Baz Luhrmann, lacking vision isn't one of them. And perhaps in a strange way, his operatic scale and readiness to work on a huge canvas makes total ...

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    Watch: 1.5 Hour Talk With Coen Brothers, Alec Baldwin & Carter Burwell About The Psychological Influence Of Movie Scores

    It's an interesting approach to a subject: a celebrated actor, two venerable filmmaking siblings, a lauded composer and a neuroscientist exploring the uniquely powerful role of music in determining the narrative design and the emotional impact of a film. Yep, at the “Art Of The Score,” a co-presenta...

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    The Playlist Team Picks Their 13 Scariest Movies

    On the off chance you haven't literally tripped over a pumpkin in the last five minutes, we're here to remind you that tonight we celebrate the single greatest excuse ever invented to get trashed and wear skimpy clothing: Halloween. But of course, in addition to its status for some as a nationwide n...

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    Stanley Kubrick Had Plans For A 'Dr. Strangelove' Trilogy

    Earlier this week we learned that Stanley Kubrick apparently wanted to get Terry Gilliam to direct a "Dr. Strangelove" sequel that would've been called "Son Of Strangelove." It was an interesting nugget only because Kubrick wasn't exactly the first person you'd think would want to have sequels to hi...

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    Terry Gilliam Says Stanley Kubrick Wanted Him To Make A Sequel To 'Dr. Strangelove'

    When you think about Stanley Kubrick's output, you don't really think about sequels. The celebrated auteur was not one to return to his previous work, and the lone sequel that did come from one of his movies, Peter Hyams' "2010: The Year We Made Contact," was so different in tone and spirit from "20...

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    Stanley Kubrick Exhibition Coming to TIFF Bell Lightbox Next Fall

    After hosting exhibitions dedicated to Tim Burton, David Cronenberg and Grace Kelly among others, Toronto's TIFF Bell Lightbox is next set to honor Stanley Kubrick via the Canadian debut of the filmmaker's popular exhibition that premiered in 2004 and has since toured to Paris, Rome, Brussels, Amste...

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    Stephen King Says Wendy In Kubrick's 'The Shining' Is "One Of The Most Misogynistic Characters Ever Put On Film"

    Ever since its release in 1980, Stephen King has shared his displeasure about Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of "The Shining," and even went so far as to executive produce and write a 1997 TV mini-series version of his story. Anyway, 36 years later after his novel was first published, King is deliveri...

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    Check Out The Only Top 10 List Stanley Kubrick Ever Made

    We live in an era where everything must be quantified and catalogued, and part of that is with an endless series of lists (which turns us all into the John Cusack character in "High Fidelity"). It's common these days for filmmakers, especially those as obsessed with movies as most critics, to releas...

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    Happy Birthday Stanley Kubrick! Watch Full 2 Hour 20 Minute Doc 'Stanley Kubrick: A Life In Pictures'

    Were the late Stanley Kubrick still alive, he'd be celebrating his 85th birthday today, and undoubtedly be working on a new film that would puzzle, delight, fascinate and intrigue and keep him in the ranks of the cinema's foremost talents. To speak of his influence would be redundant—you should alre...

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