NOTES ON SEEING ‘BARRY LYNDON’ – by Harold Rosenberg

2017-08-09T13:40:27+01:00August 9th, 2017|CINEMA|

Kubrick's Barry Lyndon is a lot more than a substitute for an allbutforgotten tale. The movie also translates the printed page into art for the eye and the ear by coordinating the story with the paintings, music and landscaping of the period

KUBRICK’S ANTI-READING OF THE LUCK OF BARRY LYNDON

2020-05-10T02:36:42+01:00May 10th, 2017|CINEMA|

Since the completion of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick has repeatedly suggested that his films are inapplicable to verbal formulations. "I tried to create a visual experience," he said of 2001 in 1968, "one that bypasses verbalizing pigeonholing and directly penetrates the subconscious with an emotional and philosophical content...

PHOTOGRAPHING STANLEY KUBRICK’S BARRY LYNDON

2017-10-07T08:43:58+01:00March 28th, 2017|CINEMA|

Interview with Director of Photography John Alcott Among all the film-makers of the world, there is no one quite like Stanley Kubrick. To be more accurate, there is no one even remotely like him. An early dropout from formal education, largely self-taught, but possessed of a razor-sharp intelligence and a [...]

IL SETTECENTO DI BARRY LYNDON E DI 2001: ODISSEA NELLO SPAZIO

2016-11-20T16:14:08+00:00November 20th, 2016|CINEMA|

Avvisaglie della fine impossibile di Francesco Cattaneo «...è l'individuo tale quale, elementare e tortuoso, vomitato dal Caos in piena Versailles". E.M. Cioran (1). «La luce è tenebra quando è solo luce» Franco Rella (2). Una delle immagini più vulgate del Settecento è sine dubio quella afferente alla formula kantiana secondo [...]