|Plot Summary of Stanley Kubrick, Director|
|"The author's write about the life of Stanley Kubrick and review the 13 films that helped made Kubrick critically acclaimed as one of the greatest American filmmakers of all time. The bio reveals Kubrick as a visionary director who tackled a wide variety of subjects, creating movies of both critical and popular success. He was best known for his movies Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Shining, and A Clockwork Orange .
Kubrick was born in New York City, worked in the US during the initial part of his career, eventually growing disillusioned with his American lifestyle and in 1962 moved to England where he lived until his death in 1999 at the age of 70. The portion of the book offering the critique and cinematic analysis of Kubrick's 13 major motion pictures adds interest to the biography by offering insights and commentary into the making of his compelling life's work."
David Fletcher, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Stanley Kubrick, Director|
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Story of entertainer?
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- New York
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very favorable
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
- More than 15 in color
How much dialogue in bio?
- little dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 76%-100% of book
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