Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.
4 Biographical Movies |
38 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
58 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
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Did You Know?
I've never been certain whether the moral of the Icarus story should only be, as is generally accepted, "Don't try to fly too high", or whether it might also be thought of as "Forget the wax and feathers, and do a better job on the wings".
Legendary director Billy Wilder was a great admirer of Kubrick, and claimed that Kubrick "never made a bad picture." Wilder also once told Cameron Crowe that the first half of Full Metal Jacket was "the best picture I've ever seen.".
Known for his exorbitant shooting ratio and endless takes, he reportedly exposed an incredible 1.3 million feet of film while shooting The Shining
(1980), the release print of which runs for 142 minutes. Thus, he used less than 1% of the exposed film stock, making his shooting ratio an indulgent 102:1 when a ratio of 5 or 10:1 is considered the norm.