Stanley Kubrick Interview – by Joseph Gelmis

2019-11-06T23:39:28+00:00November 6th, 2019|CINEMA|

A director is a kind of idea and taste machine; a movie is a series of creative and technical decisions, and it's the director's job to make the right decisions as frequently as possible. Shooting a movie is the worst milieu for creative work ever devised by man.

Spartacus (1960) – Review by Eugene Archer

2019-12-01T17:53:52+00:00August 30th, 2017|CINEMA|

Hailed in Farewell 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 [...]

STANLEY KUBRICK: AT A DISTANCE – Interview by Lloyd Rose

2017-10-07T08:43:56+01:00August 28th, 2017|CINEMA|

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 [...]