damn lucky

one very, very interesting read (if you’re into films, that is):

In 1996 I received what was – and probably remains – the most exciting telephone call I have ever had. It was from a man calling himself Tony. “I’m phoning on behalf of Stanley Kubrick,” he said.

“I’m sorry?” I said.

[read the article]

i can’t say i’m a big kubrick fan. i’ve seen eyes wide shut, dr. strangelove, 2001: a space odyssey, a clockwork orange, eyes wide shut, and personal favorite, lolita (i own an original dvd of it).

if we are to cite kubrick’s contemporaries, i guess i much prefer polanski‘s works.