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    Kim Kneuendorf Paper A First Draft 10-15-15 Max Ophul?s Influence on Stanley Kubrick?s Filmmaking Paper Outline Introduction Ophuls Influence on Kubrick?s technical filmmaking and storytelling Liebelei and Lolita: Comparing the early works of Ophuls and Stanley Kubrick Eyes Wide Shut and La Ronde Interpretations of the work of Arthur Schnitzler Conclusion Stanley Kubrick is considered one of the greatest film directors of all time. Because of this it is interesting to consider his major influences from the golden era of film. Stanley Kubrick has said that one of his most major influences was the director Max Ophuls. Kubrick has stated that ?Highest…

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    mysterious parts - beyond the reach of reason and language" - Stanley Kubrick Kubricks distinguished movie making was made out of experimentation. Everything is centered around re-invention. It's hard to talk about Kubricks work without overly analysing it, but that should be done because he is one of the most celebrated directors of our time. His film making techniques are striking, but the most important things within his films are exploring the biggest characteristics of life. High concept…

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    In the film ‘ The Shining’, director Stanley Kubrick teaches the audience a harsh lesson regarding humanity about how seclusion and isolation is unnatural for humans as social beings to be put into for prolonged lengths of time, and can cause the mindset of an individual to be triumphed by evil. Kubrick use a variety of film techniques such as dialogue, sound and camera techniques to characterise Jack Nicholson’s character, Jack Torrance, by showing how his character changes throughout the film…

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    Building Tension in The Shining by Tyler Johnson Chesapeake College The Shining (1980) is a horror-drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, The Shining is about a family who takes residence in a secluded hotel for the winter during its off season. The hotel is home to evil spirits that manipulate the father, Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), into a violent state. His psychic son (Danny Lloyd)…

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    Paths Of Glory Analysis

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    when he is stuck with his family inside a hotel in the winter months and Private Joker is systematically conditioned to become a killer within the military hierarchy. Clearly in each of his films, Kubrick was stating that violence does not solve violence. After a close analysis of his filmography, it becomes more understandable how the process of setting out to do a serious Cold War film could turn into a black…

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    Few films have replicated the controversy of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange (1971). Created during the ‘Golden age of American Film violence’ between the 1960s and early 1970s and based on the Anthony Burgess novella of the same name. The Orwellian, science-fiction film, catalogues the life and crimes of antagonist Alex Delarge; a young, violent and hedonistic deliquent with an enthusiastic appreciation for music, specifically German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Alex’s ‘droogs’, Dim,…

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    The Shining: Revised Draft When it comes to classic horror films, what is a conversation without The Shining? 1980’s The Shining directed by legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick is a chilling movie with themes of isolation, the supernatural, and contorted time. Kubrick’s use of unique and complex visual styles along with many subtle details often confuses the viewer at a subconscious level. With Jack Torrance being influenced by an evil, spiritual presence in the hotel and his son witnessing the…

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    The Shining Film Analysis

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    The movie The Shining based on a Stephen King’s novel with the same title and directed by Stanley Kubrick introduces a family who heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific apprehensions from the past and of the future. The "Danny's tricycle" scene is one of the most famous scenes in modern cinema history. Director Stanley Kubrick uses different film techniques to convey the horror and…

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    2001: A Space Odyssey

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    young generation of the sixties developed an increasingly negative and cynical outlook on mankind and the future of the world. In this paper I will examine the film 2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick, the song “In The Year 2525” by Zager & Evans, and public opinion polling data on the United States’ involvement in Vietnam to further examine this hypothesis.…

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    Further on in the film Kubrick shows Jack being sent into the forbidden Room 237 to inspect the room to see if there was anyone in there, after Danny comes back extremely disheveled with bruises around his neck claiming that a strange woman had strangled him in Room 237. Kubrick uses a variety of camera shots, sound techniques and symbolism to show Jack being triumphed by an evil and unstable mind. In the scene Jack is shown to be confronted by a young, beautiful, naked woman stepping out of the…

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