Stanley Kubrick

Vincent Lobrutto School of Visual Arts

Vincent Lobrutto, a teacher at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, discusses the key films of Stanley Kubrick such as “2001 A Space Odyssey” and “The Shining.”

Kubrick is arguably the most important film director who ever lived. An obsessive, meticulous, worker he planned his films with an unmatched level of detail; often taking many years to complete his pictures and hundreds of takes to film a single scene.

Born in the Bronx in 1928, Kubrick later moved to England where he insisted on total control over his films away from Hollywood. Kubrick was one of the few directors whose status in the industry allowed him this luxury.

After discussing Kubrick’s key films; Lobrutto ends by discussing Kubrick’s importance in cinema history, and the influence he has had on directors working today.