The Complete Kubrick

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Random House, May 31, 2013 - Performing Arts - 320 pages
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With just thirteen feature films in half a century, Stanley Kubrick established himself as one of the most accomplished directors in motion picture history. Kubrick created a landmark and a benchmark with every film; working in almost every genre imaginable, including film noir, war movie, SF, horror, period drama, historical epic, love story and satire - yet transcended traditional genre boundaries with every shot. Examining every feature film, from the early shorts through to classics such as Paths of Glory, Dr Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and finally, Eyes Wide Shut, The Complete Kubrick provides a unique insight into understanding the work of cinema's most enigmatic, iconoclastic and gifted auteur.
 

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Contents

Cover
1939
Flying Padre
1950
Killers Kiss
Paths of Glory
Lolita
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
A Space Odyssey
A Clockwork Orange
Barry Lyndon
The Shining
Full Metal Jacket
Eyes Wide Shut
The Films That Never Were
Picture Section
Acknowledgements
Copyright

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David Hughes is a respected journalist, writer and documentary producer who has written for the Guardian, Face, Empire, Sky and Cinetantastique to name but a few. He is also creative director of the movie marketing company Picture Production Co.

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