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Teenage Kicks: Kubrick’s ‘Lolita’ versus Lyne’s ‘Lolita’

Dead Sexy: A Fortnightly Column on Erotic Thrillers Contrary to popular belief, I prefer erotic thriller maestro Adrian Lyne’s Lolita adaptation to the one made 35 years prior by Stanley Kubrick. But do either do Nabokov’s novel justice? Calling Lolita controversial feels like the understatement of the century. Many will know Lolita‘s famed storyline, but […]Read More

Eyes Wide Shut: 20 Years On

In a short documentary that screened prior to the 20th-anniversary re-release of Eyes Wide Shut, Warner Bros. VP Julian Senior reveals how Stanley Kubrick was “fascinated by holidays.” The director, who notoriously developed a fear of flying, just didn’t see the appeal. “What’s the point of holidays? What do they do?” He couldn’t grasp the […]Read More

Film News: “Doctor Sleep” Trailer Released

Almost forty years since Stanley Kubrick’s iconic adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, The Shining, comes Danny Torrance’s chilling return to the Overlook Hotel. Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep trailer has been released, starring Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Star Wars) as the now middle-aged Danny, alongside Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, and Jacob Tremblay (whose role is still unknown). […]Read More

Inside Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

Twenty years have passed since the idiosyncratic master of the moving picture, Stanley Kubrick, passed away shortly before the release of his final feature Eyes Wide Shut. In celebration of his back catalogue, London’s Design Museum has paid homage to the director through a retrospective of his beloved films, giving exhibition-goers a chance to marvel […]Read More

My Life In Films: Georgia Welch

It’s undeniable that film is something everyone consumes and enjoys to a certain extent, whether it’s casually or on a more fanatical level. I consider myself someone who falls into that latter group, having become increasingly fascinated by film as an art form and outlet for expression. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when I became […]Read More

Movie Monday: The Shining

“Here’s Johnny!” As all Horror fans (and most people who own a television) know, The Shining is an iconic classic film based on the just as famous Stephen King novel. The cast and crew recently reunited to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this famed adaptation, so in commemoration of this, here’s why you should watch/re-watch […]Read More