BONUS EPISODE: Kubrick’s life & movies leading up to The Shining, with Joe Dator


Joe and I take a wide-eyed jog (in less than half an hour!) through Kubrick’s life and films leading up to the release of The Shining. Good prep for episode one, coming soon!


Download the file here: Shining Bonus: Kubrick and His Movies




A kid from the Bronx.


A photo Kubrick sold to look magazine while he was still in high school.

flying padre00001

The actual flying padre! We should have noted that these were shorts. This film was about nine minutes long.


Fear and Desire (1953)

Killers-Kiss (1)

Killer’s Kiss (1955)


The Killing (1956)


Paths of Glory (1957) with Timothy Carey


Spartacus (1960)


Lolita (1962)


Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) with Peter Sellers


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)


A Clockwork Orange (1971) with Philip Stone


Barry Lyndon (1975)


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Episode zero with New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator


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Download the file here: Shining Ep 0


Here’s my Kubrick list, best to worst. Kubrick would not be happy with this list.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Shining
  • Full Metal Jacket
  • Paths of Glory
  • Dr. Strangelove
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Spartacus
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Lolita
  • Killer’s Kiss
  • Fear and Desire
  • The Killing
  • Eyes Wide Shut


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