Stanley Kubrick

Dr Strangelove: in praise of one of cinema's great film sets

Ryan Lambie Feature
Mar 21, 2016

To mark the passing of the production designer Ken Adam, we praise one of his finest film sets: Dr Strangelove's war room...

Stanley Kubrick used to talk to George Miller about making Babe

Simon Brew News
Feb 5, 2016

Plus: the people who used to read material for Stanley Kubrick, without knowing they were reading material for 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
Jun 22, 2016

As Trumbo arrives on DVD and Blu-ray, we look back at the Oscar-winning screenwriter who couldn't get his award...

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...