Stanley Kubrick: The Filmworker Series

Fri, Jun 1st, 2018 to Thu, Jun 7th, 2018

***All screenings in 35mm***

The new documentary FILMWORKER follows the last quarter-century of director Stanley Kubrick’s peerless film career through the eyes of his right-hand man, Leon Vitali. In conjunction with the release of FILMWORKER on June 1, the Music Box will screen the four films that Kubrick and Vitali collaborated on during their over-twenty years together: BARRY LYNDONTHE SHININGFULL METAL JACKET and EYES WIDE SHUT.

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Barry Lyndon

A FILM BY: Stanley Kubrick
WRITTEN BY: Stanley Kubrick (written for the screen by), William Makepeace Thackeray (novel)
STARRING: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

***Wednesday, June 6th 7:15pm Screening is free for Music Box Members***

How does an Irish lad without prospects become part of 18th-century English nobility? For Barry Lyndon (Ryan O'Neal) the answer is: any way he can! His climb to wealth and privilege is the enthralling focus of this sumptuous Stanley Kubrick version of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1975
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 184 mins
Format: 35mm

Eyes Wide Shut

A FILM BY: Stanley Kubrick
WRITTEN BY: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Frederic Raphael (screenplay)
STARRING: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field

After Dr. Bill Hartford's (Tom Cruise) wife, Alice (Nicole Kidman), admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1999
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 159 mins
Format: 35mm

Full Metal Jacket

A FILM BY: Stanley Kubrick
WRITTEN BY: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay by), Michael Herr (screenplay by)
STARRING: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio

Stanley Kubrick's take on the Vietnam War follows smart-aleck Private Davis (Matthew Modine), quickly christened "Joker" by his foul-mouthed drill sergeant (R. Lee Ermey), and pudgy Private Lawrence (Vincent D'Onofrio), nicknamed "Gomer Pyle," as they endure the rigors of basic training. Though Pyle takes a frightening detour, Joker graduates to the Marine Corps and is sent to Vietnam as a journalist, covering -- and eventually participating in -- the bloody Battle of Hué.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1987
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 116 mins
Format: 35mm

The Shining

A FILM BY: Stanley Kubrick
WRITTEN BY: Stephen King (novel), Stanley Kubrick (screenplay)
STARRING: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd

Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack's writing goes nowhere and Danny's visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel's dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1980
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 144 mins
Format: 35mm

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