The world wasn't ready for the release of A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE in 2001. It still may not be ready, I'm not sure. Few films have come into existence under such unique circumstances and even fewer have combined such disparate sensibilities into one cinematic entree.The project began life as the brainchild of Stanley Kubrick, a science fiction version of Pinnochio based on Brian Aldiss' "Supertoys Last All Summer Long". Kubrick worked on it off and on for decades between other projects, never quite ... read more »
It should go without saying that here there be spoilers for ROSEMARY'S BABY. Also VERTIGO for some reason.It's not uncommon for a lotto change when a novel makes a transition to the silver screen. There are many reasons for that, I suppose. Some books have stories that simply would not translate well to cinema, inherently literary. Others are too epic in scope and must be pared down to fit into a two or three hour film. Sometimes the writer/director has his own ideas and just uses the book as a jumping o... read more »
Sin importar cuan vasta la oscuridad, debemos proveer nuestra propia luz.
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The work of groundbreaking film maker Stanley Kubrick is taking centre stage at the EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam. In a large scale retrospective exhibition running from now until 9 September, the EYE shows all aspects involved in the creation Continue reading read more »
Debutul regizoral al Juliei Leigh pornește oarecum timid de la mini romanul lui Yasunari Kawabata (Frumoasele adormite) și la fel de feciorelnic trece cu pași repezi și desculți prin conacul orgiastic patronat de maître Stanley Kubrick (aka Eyes wide shut), murdărindu-se vag pe tălpi de oareșce tutunuri, prafuri, mirodenii (și eventuali lubrifianți...existențiali). Prinzând și prizând elemente fetid-imprecis-mistic-obscure din aste două stratosfere diametral și cultural opuse (ele, sursele de inspirație ... read more »