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Take a Fascinating Tour Behind the Scenes of The Shining

What was it like working on the set of legendary film director Stanley Kubrick as he adapted The Shining, Stephen King's bestselling horror story, to the silver screen? If these cast and crew interviews from the new documentary Staircases to Nowhere, are any indication, the answer is: pretty dang awesome. Read More >>

Dear IBM, Your Computer's Psychotic—Just Letting You Know

Two years before Stanley Kubrick released 2001: A Space Odyssey, he was starting to worry that IBM would get a little mad when HAL 9000, the computer they helped design, came off, well, psychotic. Read More >>

This Shot of Slim Pickens Is the Bomb

I grew up under the shadow of the spectre of nuclear war. In the 1980s, popular culture was rife with the imagery of nuclear annihilation—from The Day After, to Threads, to Smiths songs. But nothing approached Dr. Strangelove. Read More >>

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Film Nerds Are Drooling Over Stanley Kubrick's Incredible Early Photography

Stanley Kubrick made some really weird movies. If you want a little peak at his mental formation, the 10,000 photos he took as a teenager will probably only confuse you more—in a good way. Read More >>


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