With a résumé that included Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, and The Shining, Stanley Kubrick’s spot in the Hollywood pantheon was secured long ago.
The late American auteur, who died in 1999, remains such a towering force that his work continues to live on in fun and fascinating ways. This month, dozen of theaters in England are set to screen his sci-fi masterpiece, 2001. Ridley Scott also announced Monday that he was producing a sequel series to the Kubrick space classic, called, 3001: The Final Odyssey. And we can’t forget that Ikea tribute to The Shining.
Here is an exclusive timeline of Kubrick’s career and personal milestones to mark the release of Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection. The 10-disc Blu-ray collection comes out Dec. 2 (available for pre-order here) and features Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980), Full Metal Jacket (1987), and Eyes Wide Shut (1999), along with the new documentary Kubrick Remembered and a hardcover book of archive photographs.