Kubrick by Kubrick


Cian Geoghegan puts on his Apollo 11 jumper for Gregory Monro’s documentary about the film director Stanley Kubrick. The life of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was once shrouded in mystery. Tabloid journalists characterised him as a reclusive hermit, to little response from the man himself. Film audiences only caught glimpses of the man’s inner life through his work, which released at an ever slower, methodical pace. The obsessive (over-) interpretation of many Kubrick fans came as a…