As if he weren’t already revolutionizing moviemaking with 2001: A Space Odyssey, it turns out that Stanley Kubrick was very particular about how he wanted his production documented. Whereas other filmmakers would have photographers on-set noisily snapping photos of the shoot, Kubrick elected for hand-drawn production stills to show the big and little moments on-set. These fascinating illustrations went unpublished until, ironically, 2001, and have now resurfaced on the Internet.
Morning Roundup has a lot of thoughts about Avengers’ origin stories and fates; ponders falling in love twelve different ways; knows what to get our enemies; and is enjoying some damn good coffee.
- Agent Dale Cooper is officially back for the new Twin Peaks, as if we would have it any other way.
- Now you can listen to Philip Pullman’s new His Dark Materials story, “The Collectors.”
- Will we see ballerina!Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron?
- And here’s some super-spoilery speculation about the fates of Captain America, Thor… and Spider-Man?!
- It’s the return of the two-parter Doctor Who episode!
- They’ll never see it coming—and then they’ll never be able to get it out. Never.
- So is Michael Keaton to blame, and not Christian Bale?
- We enjoyed the trippy multiverse rom-com play Constellations, but how did it fare onstage?
- Get your Doctor Who and Luther while you still can!
- The most important part of this is that the beach art robot is a turtle: