Three Unknown Stanley Kubrick Scripts Have Been Found

Three Unknown Stanley Kubrick Scripts Have Been Found

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Stanley Kubrick is one of the classic filmmakers. His films have stretched into the public imagination, making him a household name like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Quentin Tarantino. His works have all been genre defining, ushering in new film techniques and inspiring dozens of imitators. His films have included A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Dr. Strangelove, and Eyes Wide Shut. Now, twenty years after his death, three new screenplays have been found for unused script ideas Kubrick created during his lifetime but never made into films. These scripts were discovered in London and containing intriguing ideas that …

An Unpublished Follow-Up to ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Has Been Discovered

An Unpublished Follow-Up to ‘A Clockwork Orange’ Has Been Discovered

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A Clockwork Orange is a timeless classic, loved by many and read by many more, often as part of a course reading list. Anthony Burgess’ dystopian novel about teens committing acts of ultra-violence is better known today by the Stanley Kubrick film of the same name. It’s an unforgettable story, and one that allegedly was supposed to have a follow-up. According to The Guardian, an unpublished manuscript titled The Clockwork Condition was found in the late Burgess’ home. Rather than serve as a proper narrative sequel to the story from the first novel, this book was supposed to explore the …

6 Times the Book and Movie Had COMPLETELY Different Endings

6 Times the Book and Movie Had COMPLETELY Different Endings

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Some (especially me!) would say that the ending is the most important part of the story. It is the last chance for the author to effect the audience, to really say something. It is the moment when everything comes together, the moment that everything builds to. Here, the intentions behind the story become clear. Which is why it’s really frustrating, blood-boiling even, when the movie changes the ending! Here are six movie adaptations that completely changed the book’s ending. Some of them make for a better story, but not all of them. Especially not that film. Oh yeah, spoilers. But …