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Brad Lubman - On Conducting '2001', this week at Davies Symphony Hall

Sean Martinfield | Posted 10.13.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Brad Lubman has the plummiest job in town this week - conducting the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in three screenings of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.

2001: A Hate Odyssey

John C. Wathey | Posted 09.10.2016 | World
John C. Wathey

Plume of smoke from the burning World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, as seen from the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA Something ...

Stanley Kubrick's Daughter Has A Message For Moon Landing Truthers

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.06.2016 | Science

As we near the 47th anniversary of the first manned moon landing this month, the daughter of film director Stanley Kubrick attempted to bring non-beli...

What Does It Mean to Be 'You'?

Anthony Meindl | Posted 05.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony Meindl

But sometimes I grapple with what being "yourself" means. Especially since we do everything in our power to not be.

Matthew Modine, Treat Williams, Rosie Perez, Olympia Dukakis Talk Politics at the Sarasota Film Festival

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.11.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A political theme ran through this year's Sarasota Film Festival extending to its yearly event Cinema Tropicale redubbed Cinema Politicale. At the hug...

The Experience of Working With Stanley Kubrick on 2001: A Space Odyssey

ScreenCraft | Posted 04.04.2016 | Entertainment

This Post appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, scree...

Southeast Asian Film Festival: November 20-22

Khanh Ho | Posted 11.18.2015 | San Francisco
Khanh Ho

In the past decade, we have seen a renaissance of artistic production by Southeast Asians that addresses our condition outside of the confines of mass-market big-ticket rat-a-tat-tat film.

6 Actors Who Got Fired and Replaced in Popular Movies

Inverse | Posted 10.02.2016 | Entertainment

Casting can make or break a movie. You've heard about movie magic? This is where the spell gets made. When it works, it can be sublime. And when it doesn't, well, no one is anyone until you've been fired. Try to imagine these famous roles in the hands of the first people hired for them.

Kanye Wishes The Kardashians' Reality Show Was Shot Like Kubrick

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment

On Sunday night, the Kardashians took Armenia. Kim and Khloe's trip to the family's ancestral land was the focus of the latest episode of "Keeping Up ...

5 Free Museums in N.Y.C. (That You've Been Missing out on)

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.11.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

New York City is an expensive city to live in, and sometimes it's nice to get out into the art world without breaking the bank. From classics like the Cloisters, to some new favorites, we think these are all worth visiting -- or revisiting. Here are a few of our top picks for the best free museums in the City.

'On the Beach': On the Brink, the Fallout From a Permissive Nuke Deal With Iran

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Joseph Cooper

With disbelief and faint hope she goes on to ask, "Why must it come to us? Can't anything be done to stop it?"

If Wes Anderson Directed 'The Shining'...

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment

What if Wes Anderson, and not Stanley Kubrick, had directed the 1980 film “The Shining”? Well, it may have looked a little something like this...

Movie Review: Mad Max: Fury Road -- Taking the Long Way

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.12.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Fury Road" is less a sequel than a reimagining of this post-apocalyptic mythology.

Great Conversations: Nicolas Cage

Alex Simon | Posted 05.06.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Nicolas Cage is that rare movie star who not only never seemed to care if he was cool, but was one of the few that seemed to run from it, embracing his inner nerd and quirky weirdness wholeheartedly.

16 Good Movies That Opened To Bad Reviews

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

There's no accounting for taste, as evidenced by the foolhardy reception certain cinematic gems initially garner. These 16 films exemplify that as wel...

Kim Jong-un, Movie Critic Extraordinaire?

Dr. Harlan K. Ullman | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics
Dr. Harlan K. Ullman

One conclusion directly related to cyber vulnerabilities is learning from how the monetary, banking and financial systems adapted over the decades to fend off crooks and scamsters. A second conclusion is that "ready, fire, aim" is not always a good response to every crisis.

Mad About the '60s ... Wild Dr. Strangelove at 50 Reassures That Irrationality Is in the Past (Or Does It?)

William Bradley | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

One of the wildest black comedies ever made, 1964's Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb still stands today for its daring send-up of military and governmental leaders who take American us into nuclear war.

Whiplash -- "Svengali Porn" -- An Essay

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

I remain, a week following the experience of Whiplash (the picture can't just be watched), flummoxed. Awash in critical praise, Whiplash has definitely hit a chord with many people, but I ask what the director, Damien Chazelle, was actually going for in his "masterwork."

Interstellar: Imaginative, Expansive... and Provocative!

Darryl Woodard | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

There are basically two kinds of sci-fi films. One kind is the easily digestible. But not so Interstellar, which is the other kind of sci-fi film. For it's unconventional.

5 Film Hotels of Halloween Horror | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel

Hotels inspire the horrific and macabre, and with Halloween almost upon us it's time to celebrate haunted rooms, menacing presences, poltergeists, and even the occasional Log Lady lurking in the lobby.

Fear and Loathing in Hong Kong

Matjaz Tancic | Posted 11.08.2014 | World
Matjaz Tancic

Everyone has their magic place. Mine is a small, dark karaoke place in downtown Hong Kong. I came across this place by accident when following a long-haired middle-aged guy wearing dark glasses and a colorful shirt tucked into elegant trousers at night.

'Dexter' Is Back, But This Time As A Bank Robber

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like "Dexter" has finally had enough lumberjacking. Michael C. Hall is officially making his return to TV in Stanley Kubrick's "God Fearin...

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror ... and the Saturn Goes to ....

Pamela Glasner | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

You need to know about The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, and the award it annually bestows upon those deemed the best at doing all that, and more: The Saturn.

13 Juicy Facts About The Making Of Stanley Kubrick's 'Eyes Wide Shut'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment

Fifteen years ago, on July 16, 1999, Stanley Kubrick's final film, "Eyes Wide Shut," opened nationwide. Setting records for the longest shoot in movie...

Mad Men: The Anvil, er, Monolith

William Bradley | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In "The Monolith" -- and imagery royalties here might be due to Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick for this episode set about a year after the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey -- Don Draper has gotten back through the door of the ad agency he founded. And he is showing up.