Post a Comment. Toronto Film Listings, Reviews and Criticism. First off: choosing to write a book on Stanley Kubrick is no coincidence as Kubrick just might be the filmmaker absolute over at Positif. And at Positif the critics judge contemporary cinema in relation to Kubrick highlighting filmmakers that share his rigorous approach and singular aesthetic like Terrence Malick, Paul Thomas Anderson, Nicolas Winding Refn, Lynne Ramsay, and Stephen Spielberg.
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As a director known for controversial films such as Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, and A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick repeatedly bucked the Hollywood mainstream, emerging as an outsider who resisted Michel Ciment. With a new Introduction by Martin Scorsese.
Strangelove , his cinematic legacy would have been assured. But from his first feature film, Fear and Desire , to the posthumously released Eyes Wide Shut , Kubrick created an accomplished body of work unique in its scope, diversity, and artistry, and by turns both lauded and controversial. In this newly revised and definitive edition of his now classic study, film critic Michel Ciment provides an insightful examination of Kubrick's thirteen films--including such favorites as Lolita, A Clockwork Orange , and Full Metal Jacket- -alongside an assemblage of more than four hundred photographs that form a complementary photo essay.
Rounding out this unique work are a short biography of Kubrick; interviews with the director, as well as cast and crew members, including Malcolm McDowell, Shelley Duvall, and Jack Nicholson; and a detailed filmography and bibliography.
Meshed with masterful integrity, the book's text and illustrations pay homage to one of the most visionary, original, and demanding filmmakers of our time. Spartacus: Film and History Martin M. He is a member of the editorial board of the French film magazine Positif.
Kubrick : The Definitive Edition
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Kubrick: The Definitive Edition
As a director known for controversial films such as Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, and A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick repeatedly bucked the Hollywood mainstream, emerging as an outsider who resisted Michel Ciment. With a new Introduction by Martin Scorsese. Strangelove , his cinematic legacy would have been assured.