Location Scout Spotlight – A collection of photographs by Neil Hall
…of the film locations used by film director Stanley Kubrick; part six of a series of posts regarding ways others and I have been influenced by the work of the iconic 20th century filmmaker.
Neil’s collection of photos is a delight for any location scout and certainly any film buff or fan of the films of Stanley Kubrick! For a location scout collections such as these serve as valuable historical reference, i.e. I can count *numerous* times my directive for finding a location has been something to the effect of, “you know – something that looks sort of like ….” 😉
Although more than ten years since his death, film-maker Stanley Kubrick retains a mythical status in cinema. His films span a variety of genres, locations and eras. Lolita, 2001, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining and Full Metal Jacket are all milestones of film.
- Film Director Stanley Kubrick at IMDB Bio
- Warner Brothers Authorized Stanley Kubrick Web Site
- Google Alerts Feed: Stanley Kubrick
- Taschen Books – Kubrick’s Napoleon – The Greatest Movie Never Made
Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor who did most of his work as an expatriate in the United Kingdom. He is regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His films, typically adaptations of novels or short stories, are noted for their “dazzling” and unique cinematography, attention to details to achieve realism and an inspired use of music scores. Kubrick’s films covered a variety of genres, including war, crime, romantic and black comedies, horror, epic and science fiction. Kubrick was also noted for being a perfectionist, using painstaking care with scene staging and working closely with his actors.