Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime by Elisa Pezzotta

By Elisa Pezzotta

Although Stanley Kubrick tailored novels and brief tales, his motion pictures deviate in amazing methods from the resource fabric. specifically, due to the fact that 2001: an area Odyssey (1968), his motion pictures appear to definitively make the most all cinematic innovations, embodying a compelling visible and aural event. yet, as writer Elisa Pezzotta contends, it's for those purposes that his cinema turns into the splendid embodiment of the elegant, fruitful come upon among the 2 arts and, concurrently, in their independence.

Stanley Kubrick�s final six adaptations�2001: an area Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980), Full steel Jacket (1987), and Eyes extensive Shut (1999)�are characterised through sure structural and stylistic styles. those positive factors support to attract conclusions in regards to the function of Kubrick within the heritage of cinema, approximately his position as an adapter, and, extra commonly, in regards to the paintings of cinematic variations. The structural and stylistic styles that represent Kubrick diversifications appear to criticize medical reasoning, causality, and standard semantics. within the heritage of cinema, Kubrick may be thought of a modernist auteur. specifically, he might be considered as an inheritor of the modernist avant-garde of the Twenties. although, writer Elisa Pezzotta concludes that, in contrast to his predecessors, Kubrick creates a cinema not just established at the ontology of the medium, yet at the staging of chic, new experiences.

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