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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



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"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



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"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



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"At that point, of course, it wasn't confirmed that
Kubrick would be the icon he turned out to be
."

- Producer James B. Harris



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

- Actress Fay Masterson



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

- Special Effects Supervisor Paddy Eason



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"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



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"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



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"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



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"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



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"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



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

- Film analyst Barry Krusch



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

- Critic Keith Uhlich



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"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



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

- Professor Robert Castle



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"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



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

- Author Paul Whittington



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

- Author Peter Kramer



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"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



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"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



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

- Author Tony Magistrale



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

- Professor Steve Mamber



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

- Screenwriter Ian Watson



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"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



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

- Producer Robert Watts



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

- Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown



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

- Reporter Bill Blakemore



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

- Director Jay Weidner



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"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



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"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



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"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



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

- Criterion producer Curtis Tsui


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"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



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