‘SPARTACUS’: HAILED IN FAREWELL

2017-10-07T08:43:55-07:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, INTERVIEWS, STANLEY KUBRICK|Tags: , , , |

by Eugene Archer Critics have always debated the correct way to apportion the credit for a multi-million-dollar production among producers, writers, actors and corps of technicians, but Stanley Kubrick, the youthful director of Spartacus, has no such doubts. If any critical bouquets are available after the elaborate costume spectacle opens [...]

STANLEY KUBRICK: AT A DISTANCE – Interview by Lloyd Rose

2017-10-07T08:43:56-07:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: CINEMA, INTERVIEWS, STANLEY KUBRICK|Tags: , , |

by Lloyd Rose PINEWOOD GREEN, ENGLAND – The board room at Pinewood Studios is disturbingly baroque. The ceiling sags with chandeliers. Gilt-edged paneling dresses every inch of wall. At one end a cold-eyed movie mogul, the late J. Arthur Rank, grins from his painted portrait. It hangs above a sideboard [...]