All posts tagged kubrick

50 Years Later, 2001: A Cinematic Legacy

In 2014 I was lucky enough to see the British Film Institute’s re- release of Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction epic 2001: A Space Odyssey. I hadn’t learned to drive yet […]

In Space, No One Will Hear Star Wars Fans’ Scream: Why the Alien Franchise needs to Lead Science Fiction filmmaking

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT AHEAD Following the release of Alien: Covenant and Ridley Scott’s assertion that he’d like to continue building this franchise, it would seem to take precedence, […]

A Cure for Wellness Review – Verbinski’s Cinematic Asylum is Full of Crazy Scares and Psychological Style

Gore Verbinski, now there’s a name you don’t hear as often as you should. The man responsible for bringing us the genuine scares of The Ring, the David Lynch levels of bonkers that […]

Kubrick, the man

*Play Beethoven’s Symphony 9, Op. 125* We all know of Stanley Kubrick, legendary director, famously anal-retentive perfectionist, and focal point of many conspiracy theories. He is one of the first […]