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Inside the First Screening of A Clockwork Orange

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

For two months after my arrival in England, in May 1971, I had been carrying on an unusual relationship with the footage that would come to constitute A Clockwork Orange.

How Stanley Kubrick Transformed the Modern Box-Office Report (By Accident)

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

With Stanley's rare combination of meticulousness and creativity, we achieved what we set out to accomplish -- but the most influential result of our collaboration was unexpected.

Kirk Douglas Turns 95!

John Farr | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Should we call him "Spartacus"? Or "Champion"? Both names certainly fit the man. Kirk Douglas turns 95 tomorrow, and he is still very much with us.

SLIDESHOW: Stanley Kubrick's NYC Photography

Posted 12.06.2011 | New York

Before Stanley Kubrick was a master filmmaker (Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and The Shining) he was a teenager i...

Political Art Timeline, 1945-1966: Postwar Art of the Left

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-12-03-Screenshot20111203at10.01.48AM.pngMost demarcations of historical epochs are necessarily vague. Not this one.

Movie review: Sleeping Beauty

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Perhaps I'm not qualified to write about Sleeping Beauty, the debut film from Australian director Julia Leigh. I am, after all, a middle-aged man. An...

Art's Best Frenemies

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

Long before middle school girls made 'frenemy' a household term with their three-way phone calls and backhanded insults, Raphael and Michelangelo were...

07/16/99 - When Studios Blew the Best Chance to Legitimize the NC-17

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.28.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The NC-17 will continue to be a 'scarlet letter' until a major studio is willing to risk releasing a major genre film with that adults-only rating and basically dare chains like AMC, Regal, and Cinemark not to carry it.

Kubrick's Clockwork Orange Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Jay Weston | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The film still shocks us all with its portrayal of those sociopathic brutal youths and their journey of murder, rape and senseless violence.

UFO Hunter William J. Birnes Talks Aliens and Apollo 18

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.04.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Alien lunar bases? Covert U.S. government lunar bases? Both? Does one hand (NASA) not know what the other hand (the military) is doing? I don't know.

Street Art, Orgies & Car Crashes: The Work Of Miss Bugs

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A stunningly horrendous car crash. A windshield smashed in by a wooden stump. A shard of white light cutting sharply through a smoke cloud which rises...

Annals of the Overrated: Lady Gaga and The Tree of Life

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Last week I saw Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Then I saw Lady Gaga on SNL. And I had the same reaction to both: Why are there so many people out there willing to declare this stuff great art?

Monday Madness: Chatting with Rob Zombie, Danny Elfman, Devo's Gerald Casale and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Stephen King Sounds Off On "Carrie" Remake

ew.com | Posted 07.20.2011 | Books

Thirty-five years after Stephen King’s first best-seller roared into theaters and scared a generation of prom-going teens, MGM and Screen Gems have ...

50 Years Later: The Alan Shepard Freedom 7 Flight

Neal Thompson | Posted 07.03.2011 | Media
Neal Thompson

From the start, exploring space was all about the race, the competition between two superpowers, each flexing their nation's brains and brawn. Who wou...

Van Gogh, Kubrick, Gaga: Highlights This Week

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts

It's been a weird week of arts news. The strange world of Stanley Kubrick is on display, a $4.1 million statue won at auction is claimed to be a fake,...

Experience Stanley Kubrick's World In New Exhibition

Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

To watch a Stanley Kubrick film like '2001: A Space Odyssey' or 'Dr. Strangelove' is to enter a veritable museum of pioneering set design and visual e...

Kubrick, 5Pointz & Tiger Blood | Highlights This Week

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From Julie Taymor quitting Spider-Man to Charlie Sheen's consumption of tiger blood, from the best painting exhibitions to the best acts at SXSW, from...

WATCH: A Video Tribute To Stanley Kubrick On The Anniversary Of His Death

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Today marks the anniversary of the death of legendary American film director Stanley Kubrick who died March 7, 1999 from natural causes, he was 70. ...

Remaking Kubrick and Fassbinder: Artist Brice Dellsperger Reveals New Opus of His 28 Parts Oeuvre

Anne Couillaud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Anne Couillaud

Dellsperger's series has offered us strange and powerful film remakes. Currently on view at the Team Gallery are his versions of In a Year with 13 Moons and Eyes Wide Shut.

Exclusive Q&A: Tron: Legacy Kicks Joe Kosinski's Film Career in Motion

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

When director Joseph Kosinski got the assignment to create the science fiction film Tron: Legacy, he had a lot to prove. Apparently he's succeeded well enough.

Black Swan -- A Second Time

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

As the father of a ballerina I wanted to see Black Swan again, this time with her ballet teacher of many years. It was a completely different experience.

Will Robotics Take the Art Out of Artificial Intelligence?

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Will robotics strip the potential for creating art from artificial intelligence? Although Plug and Pray has some genuinely creepy moments, it's a film that is definitely worth your attention.

PHOTOS: Stanley Hotel Designer's Historic Home Listed For $2.4m

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The famous and historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park was designed by F.O. Stanley, who also made his home in the Colorado town in 1903. The home he fas...

On the Culture Front: Notable Criterion DVD Releases

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Kompanek

Criterion remains the go-to place for serious film collectors. They consistently turn out definitive special editions of new and older films alike.