Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.
4 Biographical Movies |
38 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
57 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Call it enlightened cowardice, if you like. Actually, over the years I discovered that I just didn't enjoy flying, and I became aware of compromised safety margins in commercial aviation that are never mentioned in airline advertising. So I decided I'd rather travel by sea, and take my chances with the icebergs [...] I am afraid of aeroplanes. I've been able to avoid flying for some time but, I ...
Rarely gave interviews. He did, however, appear in a documentary made by his daughter Vivian Kubrick
shot during the making of The Shining
(1980). According to Vivian, he was planning on doing a few formal TV interviews once Eyes Wide Shut
(1999) was released, but died before he could.
Preferred to shoot his films in the Academy ratio (1.37:1). The exceptions were: Spartacus
(1960), in Panavision, and 2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968), in Cinerama. Much of his films consist of wide-angle shots that give the impression of a wide-screen movie, wide up-and-down as well as wide sideways. From The Killing
(1956) onward, his films looked increasingly odder, bigger, and more properly ...