Here's Why Stanley Kubrick Was Such a Great Director

If you have some free time, watch this 20 minute dive into why Stanley Kubrick was such a master filmmaker. If you don’t have some free time, make some. Channel Criswell’s look into the cinematic experience of Stanley Kubrick is so well done and so well researched that it’s absolutely worth checking out.


Kubrick paid such attention to detail in his movies, and exerted such total control over his films, that he was able to deliver depth in all his scenes. Everything he did was so considered. Every move was so specific that it may not even register consciously at first—but eventually it seeps in. Every movie allows us to put together our own meaning from the puzzle pieces he gave us. This overarching look at his entire career shows us the experience of how a Kubrick film was created and how it evolved.

If you’re a Kubrick fan, you’ll obviously enjoy the video below. If you always wondered what made him so special, you’ll find out soon.


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Kubrick was a hack, with 2001 being one of the most poorly edited films of all time. A fellow person who realizes what a hack he was has almost gotten an edit of the film down to under 60 minutes without losing. A single piece of plot, or sacrificing pacing They’re sure that if they could do reshoots and a new score it could be 45

From 2 hours and 19 minutes

That is the sign of a true artist, one with a gigantic stick up his butt and those who enable him. His stuff was gorgeous, hit it was puked on the screen without purpose.