Paths of Glory

1957 Bryna Productions/United Artists Directed by Stanley Kubrick Produced by James B. Harris Screenplay written by Stanley Kubrick, Jim Thompson and Calder Willingham Based on the novel “Paths of Glory” by Humphrey Cobb We could discuss and debate all day long about why Stanley Kubrick is a genius filmmaker and why so many of his […]

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The Shining

1980 Warner Bros. Directed and Produced by Stanley Kubrick Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson Based on the novel “The Shining” by Stephen King Hard as it to believe nowadays when THE SHINING is considered to be a horror masterpiece and one of Stanley Kubrick’s finest films that it really wasn’t all that well […]

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Full Metal Jacket

1987 Warner Bros. Directed by Stanley Kubrick Written by Gustav Hasford and Michael Herr Based on the novel “The Short Timers” Occasionally the subject of Vietnam war movies will come up when I’m having one of my well known heated discussions about movies with friends and family. Everybody will start slinging around their candidate for […]

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2001: A Space Odyssey

1968 MGM Produced and Directed by Stanley Kubrick Screenplay by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick Based on the short story: “The Sentinel” by Arthur C. Clarke So I’m watching 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY for perhaps the twentieth time when Patricia comes into the living room and asks what I’m watching.  I tell her.  “Oh,” […]

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