Tag Archives: Stanley Kubrick

Born On This Day – July 26, 1928

“I’ve got a peculiar weakness for criminals and artists, neither takes life as it is. Any tragic story has to be in conflict with things as they are.” –Stanley Kubrick

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In Their Words – Thursday, August 8, 2013

“I think about a film almost continuously. I try to visualize it and I try to work out every conceivable variation of ideas which might exist with respect to the various scenes, but I have found that when you finally … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Friday, July 26, 2013

“I can’t honestly say what led me to make any of my films. The best I can do is to say I just fell in love with the stories. Going beyond that is a bit like trying to explain why … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Friday, June 14, 2013

“I don’t think that writers or painters or filmmakers function because they have something they particularly want to say. They have something that they feel. And they like the art form; they like words, or the smell of paint, or … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Monday, May 20, 2013

“Anyone who has ever been privileged to direct a film also knows that, although it can be like trying to write ‘War and Peace’ in a bumper car in an amusement park, when you finally get it right, there are … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, April 21, 2013

“A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.” –Stanley Kubrick

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In Their Words – Saturday, February 2, 2013

“One of the things that gave me the most confidence in trying to make a film was seeing all the lousy films that I saw. Because I sat there and thought, Well, I don’t know a goddamn thing about movies, … Continue reading

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