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This May Be Stanley Kubrick Himself Explaining the End of 2001: A Space Odyssey 

A video has surfaced which appears to feature Stanley Kubrick himself explaining the end of 1968's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Allow us to explain. Read More >>

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Here’s How Steven Spielberg and ILM Recreated That Movie for Ready Player One

Whether you loved or hated Ready Player One, odds are you were still amazed by the second challenge—yes, that scene—even if you were just wondering how the hell even someone like director Steven Spielberg pulled off something so impossible. Now we know. Read More >>

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Stanley Kubrick Almost Moved to Australia Before Dr. Strangelove Because He Was Worried About Nukes

Perth, Australia is the most remote major city on the planet. Which is apparently why it appealed to legendary director Stanley Kubrick. New research reveals that Kubrick was so concerned with the possibility of nuclear war that he actually planned to move to Perth in 1962. Read More >>

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NASA’s New Astronaut Suits Are Straight Out of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

Someone at Boeing has been on a serious Kubrick kick, as evidenced by the new spacesuits for its NASA Starliner astronauts. The blue suits, which were revealed today, combine a retro flare with a modern feel. Read More >>

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Shots by Steven Spielberg and Stanley Kubrick, Side-by-Side

It’s no secret that Stanley Kubrick first developed A.I. Artificial Intelligence and was once slated to direct the film before he passed away. Or that Kubrick put Steven Spielberg on the project, and that Kubrick and Spielberg were good friends. So it really shouldn’t be a surprise that Kubrick’s imprint is all over the movie, so much so that it’s as if Spielberg was trying to do his best Kubrick impersonation from scene to scene. Read More >>

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Stanley Kubrick’s Daughter Has Some Choice Words for Moon Landing Truthers

Between Room 237Moonwalkers, the Flat Earth Society and other conspiracy theorists, and humankind’s general eagerness to believe anything that sounds strange enough to be true, the idea that Stanley Kubrick helped fake the Moon landings persists. And the director’s daughter is SICK OF IT. Read More >>

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Here’s Why Stanley Kubrick Was Such a Great Director

If you have some free time, watch this 20 minute dive into why Stanley Kubrick was such a master film-maker. If you don’t have some free time, make some. Channel Criswell’s look into the cinematic experience of Stanley Kubrick is so well done and so well researched that it’s absolutely worth checking out. Read More >>

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Stanley Kubrick Was About to Make His Own Version of Pinocchio Before He Died

There’s no doubt we lost Stanley Kubrick before we were ready. He died in 1999 at the age of 71, fresh off his first film in over a decade with no plans of stopping. In fact, a new interview reveals that after the release of Eyes Wide Shut, Kubrick wanted to make a movie about Pinocchio. Read More >>

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This Video Shows Off the Beautiful Tracking Shots in Stanley Kubrick Films

Gorgeous. Just gorgeous. There are few directors like Stanley Kubrick left, so we have to appreciate all that he’s left us with. This video montage by CutPrintFilm puts together various tracking shots (or shots meant to look like tracking shots) from Kubrick films like 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Shining, A Clockwork Orange and Eyes Wide Shut. Read More >>

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Watch 2001: A Space Odyssey as a 60-Second Cartoon

2001: A Space Odyssey earns the term "epic" more than almost any other movie. The two-hour-and-forty-one-minute cinema classic is an absolute must-watch. But if you don't have that kind of time, Speedrun just very loosely condensed the plot down to a mere 60 seconds. Read More >>

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The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

What's most notable about Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is that the epic science fiction adventure was made using old-school practical special effects, well before computer graphics became a staple of the film industry. So when someone like Taschen releases a four-volume book set detailing the film's production, you just know it will be chock full of wonderful behind-the-scenes images—not just screenshots of 3D software. Read More >>

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Take a Fascinating Tour Behind the Scenes of The Shining

What was it like working on the set of legendary film director Stanley Kubrick as he adapted The Shining, Stephen King's bestselling horror story, to the silver screen? If these cast and crew interviews from the new documentary Staircases to Nowhere, are any indication, the answer is: pretty dang awesome. Read More >>

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Dear IBM, Your Computer’s Psychotic—Just Letting You Know

Two years before Stanley Kubrick released 2001: A Space Odyssey, he was starting to worry that IBM would get a little mad when HAL 9000, the computer they helped design, came off, well, psychotic. Read More >>

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This Shot of Slim Pickens Is the Bomb

I grew up under the shadow of the spectre of nuclear war. In the 1980s, popular culture was rife with the imagery of nuclear annihilation—from The Day After, to Threads, to Smiths songs. But nothing approached Dr. Strangelove. Read More >>

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Film Nerds Are Drooling Over Stanley Kubrick’s Incredible Early Photography

Stanley Kubrick made some really weird movies. If you want a little peak at his mental formation, the 10,000 photos he took as a teenager will probably only confuse you more—in a good way. Read More >>