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Stanley Kubrick Retrospective and Exhibition Comes to LA; Vote in Our Kubrick Poll

Thompson on Hollywood By Anne Thompson and Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood August 16, 2012 at 3:37PM

LACMA and The Academy will co-present the first US retrospective exhibition of Stanley Kubrick. The retrospective, which launched in Frankfurt and has toured Berlin, Melbourne, Ghent, Zurich, Rome, Paris, and Amsterdam, was developed in collaboration with the Kubrick Estate and the Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt, but will be designed specifically for LACMA by film production designer Patti Podesta.
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Kubrick’s films will be represented through a thoughtful selection of archival material, annotated scripts, photography, costumes, cameras and equipment, set models, original promotional materials, and props. The interdisciplinary exhibition draws attention to Kubrick’s fixation with historical research and his visionary adaptations of influences from the fine arts, design, and architecture, and enables visitors to experience the cinematic journey of one of the great artists of the twentieth century. The exhibition also includes sections dedicated to projects that were never completed, as well as to the special effects (visual and auditory) developed by Kubrick and his team.

Here's my ranking of the 12 Kubrick films between 1955's "Killer's Kiss" and 1999's "Eyes Wide Shut": What's your favorite?


    1. A Clockwork Orange
    2. Dr. Strangelove
    3. 2001: A Space Odyssey
    4. Paths of Glory
    5. The Shining
    6. Barry Lyndon
    7. Spartacus
    8. Lolita
    9. The Killing
    10. Full Metal Jacket
    11. Eyes Wide Shut
    12. Killer's Kiss

This article is related to: Stanley Kubrick, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, News, Los Angeles


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