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Academy Honoring Legendary Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick


Academy Honoring Legendary Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the life and career of legendary filmmaker, Stanley Kubrick, on Wednesday at 7:30pm at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Malcolm McDowell, who starred in the director’s acclaimed 1971 sci-fi crime drama, ‘A Clockwork Orange,’ will host “An Academy Salute to Stanley Kubrick.” The salute will feature film clips and personal remembrances by the director’s friends and collaborators, including Paul Mazursky, Ryan O’Neal and Matthew Modine.

The salute will be presented in association with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). The museum will also have a screening series, titled “2012: A Kubrick Odyssey,” as well as the exhibit “Stanley Kubrick.”

“An Academy Salute to Stanley Kubrick” will also launch the satellite exhibit “Stanley Kubrick: The Ultimate Trip,” in the Academy’s Grand Lobby Gallery, where it will be on view until March 3, 2013. The exhibit shows the writer and producer’s creative process through through film posters, photographs, advertising trailers, production design drawings, screenplay drafts and correspondence.

Tickets for “An Academy Salute to Stanley Kubrick” are already sold out, but a standby line will form on Wednesday. Standby ticket holders will be assigned seating, starting at 5:30 pm. For more information on the event, the public can call (310) 247-3600, or visit the Oscar website.

Written by: Karen Benardello

Academy Honoring Legendary Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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