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THE KUBRICK SERIES UNCUT

A collection of unedited conversations from each episode of The Kubrick Series.

"He didn't want someone to play something.
He wanted them to be it.
"

- Actor Matthew Modine



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Modine

"I didn't get a numerous amount of takes.
The big scene in the middle of the movie was done in three takes.
"

- Actor Vincent D'Onofrio



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. D'Onofrio

"He takes so much time getting the lighting exactly right.
He took a week or ten days just to light the first scene
in the bathroom with Sydney and Tom and me.".


- Actress Julienne Davis



Click here for our uncut interview with Ms. Davis

"When you're first starting out, you have a real good chance
of making a good film if you have a good director.
At that point, of course, it wasn't confirmed that
Kubrick would be the icon he turned out to be
."

- Producer James B. Harris



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Harris

"I felt it was the most collaborative experience I've ever had.
I really felt valued.
"

- Actress Fay Masterson



Click here for our uncut interview with Ms. Masterson

"They were absolutely paranoid about doing anything
that would change a single frame of his cut.
"

- Special Effects Supervisor Paddy Eason



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Eason

"I think sometimes he didn't know what he was looking for.
What he was trying to achieve was obviously always
the best possible take.
"

- Cinematographer Larry Smith



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Smith

"I had absolutely no idea what I was going to do.
I knew I was going to be nude.
"

- Actress Lia Beldam



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"Kubrick is to film what Michelangelo is to painting."

- Director Peter Hyams



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"It was like working with a stage director.
If it took a day to get it right, he would take a day.
In 'Eyes Wide Shut', it took seven weeks in that billiard room.
"

- Actor and assistant Leon Vitali



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Vitali

"He was very good at synthesizing information.
He had an insatiable curiosity.
"

- Assistant Tony Frewin



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"He was on the phone every minute.
He had a phone everywhere.
"

- Assistant Emilio D'Alessandro



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. D'Alessandro

"He was a person who would reinvent the bar
instead of just set it high
."

- Writer/director Neil Labute



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"My feeling is '2001' isn't just a great science fiction movie.
It's one of the great movies of all time.
"

- Biographer Vincent LoBrutto



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. LoBrutto

"He saw us all as assets.
He wanted to get the most out of everybody.
"

- Actor Dan Richter



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"I don't know why he died, frankly.
I always felt he was indestructible.
"

- Cinematographer Douglas Milsome



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"When we're looking at these violent acts,
we're seeing them through Alex's eyes.
It's an extraordinary accomplishment.
"

- Author Stuart Y. McDougal



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. McDougal

"He's using the genre like a Trojan Horse
to carry what he really wants to say.
"

- Film analyst Barry Krusch



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Krusch

"It unsettles you to a point where you don't quite know
where these spectres are coming from.
"

- Critic Keith Uhlich



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Uhlich

"What you get in the film is a kind of
nightmare version of the artist.
"

- Professor R. Barton Palmer



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"In the beginning he was a photographer.
And I don't think that ever left him.
He was always composing.
"

- Warner Bros. marketing executive Don Buckley



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Buckley

"I think his thirteen films are of one piece."

- Professor Robert Castle



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Castle

"Stanley was a very tough taskmaster."

- Assistant director Brian W. Cook



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"'2001' really did turn me on to sophisticated storytelling,
and challenging an audience.
"


- Director Keith Gordon



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"It really is a statement about where this country has come."

- Critic Tony Macklin



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"He never does anything simply.
In a sense, he's speaking to the ages.
"

- Author Mario Falsetto



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Falsetto

"It's hard to look at Jack Torrance as a kind person,
but there are times when he exhibits real compassion.
"

- Author Paul Whittington



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Whittington

"He very rarely worked with established scriptwriters.
He preferred to work with authors.
"

- Author Peter Kramer



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Kramer

"Stanley was extremely paranoid, and was
extremely scared of the IRA. That's what made the
whole production move from Ireland to England.
"

- Assistant director Andy Armstrong



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Armstrong

"I think moving away from traditional composers
allowed him that sense of control.
"

- Author Christine Gengaro



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"He loved open-endedness, because it engages
the imagination of the viewer.
"

- Writer Tom Kreider



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Kreider

"What better way to seduce a writer
than to promise him immortality?
"

- Author Tony Magistrale



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Magistrale

"He seems to want to confront the nature of humanity
in an open and honest way.
"

- Professor Steve Mamber



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Mamber

"I think '2001' is the greatest and most boring masterpiece
of the 20th century in science fiction cinema.
"

- Screenwriter Ian Watson



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Watson

"Kubrick captured the bizarre, twisted, pseudo-reality
of the Vietnam War experience.
"

- Professor Harry Haines



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"He wants it larger than life, but also larger than character.
So, Bill Hartofrd in 'Eyes Wide Shut' becomes all yuppies.
"

- Professor Dennis Bingham



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Bingham

"He was absolutely meticulous in everything that he did."

- Producer Robert Watts



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Watts

"We did so many takes.
Almost every shot ocupied an entire day.
"

- Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Brown

"This movie's about the genocide of the American Indians."

- Reporter Bill Blakemore



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Blakemore

"Most of the evidence I have that Stanley Kubrick faked
the moon landing is in his very famous film 'The Shining'.
"

- Director Jay Weidner



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Weidner

"The major theme in most of his films is the phenomenon
of a child or a young person finding out about
all the horrors of the world.
"

- Author Geoffrey Cocks



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Cocks

"I find 'A Clockwork Orange' to be
one of his most life-affirming films.
"

- Professor Daniel Shaw



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"All of Kubrick's characters are multi-faceted."

- Author Randy Rasmussen



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Rasmussen

"There were times when Gustav hated Kubrick."

- Author Jason Sanford



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"There's equal amounts of realism and metaphor in his films."

- Writer John Fell Ryan



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"Just from a single cut, it becomes really myserious
and enigmatic very quickly.
"

- Filmmakers Rodney Ascher & Tim Kirk



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Ascher & Kirk

"The element that we used from the
restoration print was in remarkable shape.
"

- Criterion producer Curtis Tsui



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Tsui

"That evening a Warner Bros. representative with scotch tape
and a razor blade cut that scene out.  It will never be seen.
"

- Critic Glenn Kenny



Click here for our uncut interview with Mr. Kenny

 
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