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Stanley Kubrick: 7 Fascinating Books on the Legendary Director

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Anyone who knows film likely knows about the genius of Stanley Kubrick. But watching movies isn’t the only way […]

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Fran Drescher Elected President of SAG-AFTRA, Rival Joely Fisher Wins Secretary-Treasurer

Fran Drescher has been elected president of SAG-AFTRA, in a victory for the faction that has led the union for a dozen years.But Joely Fisher — who campaigned on the rival Membership First slate — has been elected secretary-treasurer.Drescher will succeed Gabrielle Carteris, who has led the organization since 2016. Best known for her lead […]

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Matthew Modine Compares Christopher Nolan to Stanley Kubrick: Big Movies, Small Sets

Actors who worked with Christopher Nolan have plenty of stories about the methods to his madness. Earlier this year, comments from “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Interstellar” star Anne Hathaway got blown out of proportion when she said the filmmaker doesn’t allow chairs on his sets. (What she meant was Nolan doesn’t keep directors’ chairs […]

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Stanley Kubrick’s Career Was Propelled by Box Office Success More Than by Critics

It’s mid-summer. Normally we’d be covering the openings of “The Forever Purge” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” with “Minions: Rise of Gru” in its second weekend competing for #1. As usual, all franchise titles, likely all hits.Thirty-three years ago on the same weekend, another “franchise” was #2. His name was Stanley Kubrick, and “Full Metal Jacket,” his […]

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Vincent D’Onofrio To Play Jerry Falwell In Fox Searchlight’s ‘The Eyes Of Tammy Faye’ As Production Begins

The Full Metal Jacket and Law & Order: Criminal Intent actor will play American Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative activist Jerry Falwell in Fox Searchlight’s The Eyes of Tammy Faye about the rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Bakker.As production starts today in Charlotte, North Carolina, Searchlight also announced Vincent D’Onofrio joining the […]

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