Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
DVD Release Date: October 23, 2007
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

Engaging but decidedly less than earth-shattering.

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Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Kubrick's brother-in-law and longtime collaborator is in a fine position to have the inside skinnny on the enigmatic director.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

The film pays no more than lip service to properly objective criticism.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A most welcome documentary.

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Jeremy Heilman

Gives the impression at times that filmic history is being rewritten before our eyes.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An uncritical and sanitary study on the legendary director.

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Christopher Varney
Film Threat

Like the man himself, the fascination with Stanley Kubrick: A Life In Pictures lies in the details.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Informative, entertaining, and somewhat maddening.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Stanley Kubrick is one of cinema's greatest filmmakers and his impact on the medium is like no other filmmaker. This is a brilliant documentary that… More
Conner Rainwater
A great documentary and one of the most informational about Stanley Kubrick. It has a lot of great interviews from actors/crew he worked with in the past. It… More
Jonathan Hutchings
An outstanding and enlightening glimpse into the life of a notoriously reclusive legend.
Stella Dallas
stanley kubrick, cat lover :) altho it doesn't completely debunk his image as an odd recluse i did learn some interesting things from this, probably the… More
Tim Salmons
A fantastic documentary on the life and work of Stanley Kubrick. Although it's 2 1/2 hours long, I still feel like it could have been longer. I would like… More
Michael Gildea
A really great documentary that any fan of Kubrick's should see. A lot of home movie and behind the scenes footage with plenty of great interviews offer… More