A New Stanley Kubrick Movie?

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For all you fellow Kubrick fans…there’s this

Stanley Kubrick never threw anything away. On the other hand, he didn’t have much of a filing system, and when he moved � permanently, it turned out � from Hollywood to London in 1962, a great many things went astray. Among them was the sole copy of a film treatment called “Lunatic at Large,� which Mr. Kubrick had commissioned in the late ’50s from the noir pulp novelist Jim Thompson, with whom he had worked on “The Killing,� a 1956 bank-heist story that became his first successful feature, and then on 1957’s “Paths of Glory.�

The manuscript remained lost until after Mr. Kubrick’s death, in 1999, when his son-in-law, Philip Hobbs, working with an archivist, turned it up, along with a couple of other scripts, and set about trying to make it into a movie.

Very cool. I can’t wait.

  • http://www.tradingwinner.com Nick

    I can’t wait either!

    Do you have a favorite Kubrick movie?

    I like a lot of them and it’s hard for me to choose a #1. My favorites are 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and A Clockwork Orange.

    Stanley Kubrick @ IMDB.com

    Best Regards,

  • http://swiftywriting.blogspot.com Swifty

    Hopefully they can find a proper director to pull off his film this time. A.I. was a good film, but I just felt that the ending was kinda weak because Spielberg’s style didn’t suit that part as well as Kubrick’s would have.

  • http://www.kozoru.com Justin Gardner

    Jeez…that’s like picking a favorite child!

    However, the one I’ve watched quite a bit lately is Barry Lyndon. That movie never feels long to me, ever. Also, The Shining just keeps getting better and better as I grow up. It’s a different movie to a teenager than it is to an adult. Fantastic stuff.

  • Meredith

    I really liked A.I., but I think it would have been amazing if Kubrick had directed it. It’s one of those things I wish I could see. Kubrick is my favorite!

  • http://www.tradingwinner.com Nick

    I haven’t seen The Shining in many years, since I was a teenager. I’d like to check it out soon on a lazy weekend afternoon.

    I’ve never seen Barry Lyndon. Just googled it and it sounds like my kind of movie. I’ll probably watch this before I see The Shining again. Thanks for the tip!