Charles Olson’s gone. But some few years ago, there he was. Saw his mother and she was in a chair as he remembered her when she was alive. I remember that in a poem of his. Once he wrote, “Nobody studies / happiness,” and here I am with that, too. —Stanley Kubrick: Like he said, Kubrick: “Real is good; interesting is better.” Nobody studies happiness: The Shining (1980).
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Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey has always been a must-watch recommendation for not only sci-fi fans, but also film fans in general. Upon release in 1968, the film received mixed reviews that ranged from critics brushing it off as dull and confusing critics praising the beauty and grandiose of the film. One thing is for sure; Stanley Kubrick was way ahead of his time.
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