Stanley Kubrick

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What links Cate Blanchett’s new film Tár to Sissy Spacek and hot sauce?
A composer and conductor opens the door to Loretta Lynn, Wings of Desire and classic 90s rock from Goo Goo Dolls

Larry Ryan

07, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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The top 100 films… and what they say about our changing society
Offbeat British directors defying realist expectations fare well in poll, but Hitchcock dominates

Vanessa Thorpe

03, Dec, 2022 @6:39 PM

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Leon Vitali obituary
British actor who went on to work for the film director Stanley Kubrick as an assistant, casting adviser and ‘sort of gatekeeper’

Ryan Gilbey

28, Aug, 2022 @4:24 PM

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Martha Marcy May Marlene to Persuasion: the seven best films to watch on TV this week
Elizabeth Olsen makes her escape from a sinister cult, while Dakota Johnson frocks up for a trip to Austenland

Simon Wardell

15, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Lolita at 60: Stanley Kubrick’s daring drama is a deft tightrope act
The first, and greatest, adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s troubling 1955 novel still possesses a strange and unnerving power

Jesse Hassenger

13, Jun, 2022 @5:19 AM

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Colin Cantwell obituary
Artist and designer who created spaceships, stations and vehicles, including the X-wing starfighter, for the Star Wars films

Anthony Hayward

02, Jun, 2022 @1:47 PM

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Colin Cantwell, Star Wars designer behind the X-Wing and Death Star, dies aged 90
The creator behind several iconic Star Wars ships also worked on 2001: A Space Odyssey and assisted in broadcasting the 1969 moon landing

Sian Cain and agencies

23, May, 2022 @2:15 AM

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Douglas Trumbull obituary
Visual effects artist and director known for his innovative work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Blade Runner

Ryan Gilbey

11, Feb, 2022 @12:27 PM

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A Clockwork Orange at 50: Stanley Kubrick’s biggest, boldest provocation
The controversial 1971 adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s button-pushing novel remains both utterly repellent and utterly compelling

Scott Tobias

19, Dec, 2021 @7:03 AM

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AI at 20: Spielberg’s misunderstood epic remains his darkest movie yet
The odd combination of Stanley Kubrick and Steven Spielberg brings a unique quality to this heartbreaking story of a robot in search of love

Scott Tobias

29, Jun, 2021 @6:05 AM

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Space oddity: song rejected by Kubrick for 2001 released after 52 years
Stanley Kubrick asked a young publicist to write a track for his movie, but didn’t use it. Now we can all hear it

Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and Media Correspondent

17, Jan, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Stanley Kubrick and Kirk Douglas wanted Doctor Zhivago movie rights
Director wrote to Boris Pasternak in late 1950s, previously unpublished material reveals

Dalya Alberge

09, Nov, 2020 @2:53 PM

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