Stanley Kubrick

The strange potency of old songs in horror movies

Joe Sommerlad Feature
Nov 5, 2015

Bing Crosby in A Nightmare On Elm Street 2? It's just one example of vintage songs being used to up the chills in horror films...

10 great Hollywood directing hot streaks

Nick Horton Feature
Aug 5, 2015

Pete Docter, Francis Ford Coppola, Rob Reiner and a bunch of other movie directors who went through a time where they could do no wrong...

36 major blockbusters and why they never got made

Ryan Lambie Mike Cecchini Simon Brew Feature
Jun 12, 2015

We look at the films that slipped through Hollywood's net, from biblical epics to a time travelling Gladiator sequel...

10 underappreciated films from well known directors

Alice Bishop Feature
Jun 15, 2015

Film directors from Kubrick to Spielberg have hidden, underrated gems on their CVs. Here are 10 of the best...

Ari Folman interview: The Congress, Nolan, Kubrick

Ryan Lambie Interview
Dec 1, 2014

We talk to director Ari Folman about Waltz With Bashir, The Congress, his Anne Frank film, and his love of sci-fi, Nolan and Kubrick...

Why our little world needs cinematic space odysseys

James Clayton Feature
Nov 7, 2014

As Interstellar arrives in cinemas, James salutes those films that take us, well, somewhere else...

Dalton Trumbo: the Oscar winner who couldn't get his award

Simon Brew Feature
Sep 25, 2014

He was one of Hollywood's most prolific screenwriters, yet Dalton Trumbo's political leanings meant he was blacklisted for years...

Douglas Trumbull interview: 2001, Silent Running, the future of cinema

Ryan Lambie Interview
Aug 29, 2014

We talk to legendary filmmaker and effects artist Douglas Trumbull about his remarkable body of work, and his plans for the future...

Films paid for almost entirely by a wealthy(ish) benefactor

Simon Brew Odd List
Aug 1, 2014

Without the help of some brave investors, or the pockets of their makers, the following films would never have existed...

The black and white genius of Kubrick and Sellers

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Jul 25, 2014

You don't need us to tell you Stanley Kubrick was great at making films. But there's something special about his work with Peter Sellers...