Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
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Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
Stanley Kubrick was one of the most acclaimed and controversial filmmakers of his generation, but he was also an intensely private man who rarely gave interviews and produced most of his films under a shroud of secrecy, which tended to foster a great deal of rumor and speculation about his working methods. Jan Harlan, who worked as Kubrick's assistant and executive producer on several projects (and was also his brother-in-law), directed this documentary, which offers a rare in-depth look into Kubrick's career as a filmmaker, structured around interviews with a number of actors,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Engaging but decidedly less than earth-shattering."
‑ David Hunter, Hollywood Reporter
‑ Cole Smithey,
"Kubrick's brother-in-law and longtime collaborator is in a fine position to have the inside skinnny on the enigmatic director."
‑ Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
"It adds up to a great homage"
‑ Shane Burridge,
"The film pays no more than lip service to properly objective criticism."
‑ Geoff Andrew, Time Out
"A most welcome documentary."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Gives the impression at times that filmic history is being rewritten before our eyes."
‑ Jeremy Heilman,
"The three-part documentary-cum-tribute, Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures...illustrates the disparity between the way Kubrick regarded his own life and how he portrayed life onscreen."
‑ Jason Anderson, eye WEEKLY
"An uncritical and sanitary study on the legendary director."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Like the man himself, the fascination with Stanley Kubrick: A Life In Pictures lies in the details."
‑ Christopher Varney, Film Threat
"Informative, entertaining, and somewhat maddening."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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