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Kubrick, Solved

Kubrick, Solved, By “Although without a doubt one of the most talented filmmakers of all time, visionary auteur Stanley Kubrick was never able to tap into his true potential because of his toxic masculinity and obsession with the gender binary, among other things. His films are so colorful and artistic, yet never allow women to be the main focus. It felt like Kubrick was almost afraid of femininity unless it was there to serve a man or please the eyes. Despite his immense talent, Kubrick was so stubborn and close-minded and never allowed himself to receive feedback from his cast and crew. He also refused to treat them as his team, as if he always needed to be in control, which in turn hurt his films more than he ever knew. To put it simply, if Kubrick was never brainwashed by stereotypes, who knows what kind of masterclass filmmaking he could have achieved. Kubrick was a perfectionist who was terrified of failure, and that fear held him back from being the best artist he could truly be. Instead of properly directing his actors and giving them the chance to truly become their characters, Kubrick forced them to do takes over 100 times in order to make it “perfect.” At that point, if an actor is not allowed to fully express themself in a scene because the director wants it to be an exact way, they are being stunted. A great filmmaker is not only great because of their talent, but also for the way they cooperate with others. Kubrick’s treatment of his cast and crew seem closer to the actions of a dictator than a film director.”

2 Responses to “Kubrick, Solved”

  1. Sabus Jones says:

    Wow! Never have read more arrogant text on ANYBODY!

  2. Ray Pride says:

    The amateur article is much worse in full.

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