Kubrick takes the cake.

I confess I’ve not seen Paths of Glory. Logically scary! Change ), It is 1928. That Kubrick stare that we see from Jack and Pyle are eerily similar. Titles chosen for contrast, not because they are necessarily favourites. Below is a list of the 25 directors with the most votes, followed by how many films they have in the top 100 and how many of the votes went toward films in the top 100 (not top 250). E.T, Jurassic Park, Schindler's List and Saving Private Ryan showcase this talent best. He has an unbelievable knack for captivating and audience and telling powerful story, even if it's more straight-forward than Kubrick usually was. Trying to arrange the order of the top 5 would be tricky. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Thank you.

They're different kinds of filmmakers, but personally I like Kubrick way more. Thats what I'm talking about, there's so much attention to detail and everything having meaning. Yes–I hope if you have nine minutes you get a chance to listen to the video about Spielberg. Both have made amazing movies which I'm happy to re watch! Spielberg if only for directing The Colour Purple when no one else would and doing such a fantastic job. Also think the Kubrick FACE is way better, especially from ‘A Clockwork Orange’, my favourite film of his. Kubrick made movies that were far more thought provoking and less reliant on nostalgia and sentimentality. I’ve only seen a couple of Kubrick’s films, not really my cup of tea. But wait! 2001, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon and The Shining do a good job of summing that up. I don’t know about ‘better’ but Kubrick’s stares are definitely more ominous and unsettling, whilst a lot of Spielberg’s convey a sense of wonderment. The person lowers the head and stares away signifying madness. German Expressionism, The Western, and the Hollywood Musical, Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you’ll be criticized anyway. Thanks, Alex.

Just wondering which one you guys would pick, and which 4 movies. Vincent D’Onfrio is scary, Frankenstein kind of way. ( Log Out /  I’ll take it a few steps further with Nicholson’s “I am the Shore Patrol!! Yes. Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Everybody’s Chattin’ & Question of the Week on Breakthrough Performer of 2014 |, (6) Writing Historical Fiction: Surviving in the Bataan Jungle, (5) Writing Historical Fiction: In WW2, she was the spy known as High Pockets, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxmhsXd8skY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBiewQrpBBA.
. Spartacus, 2001, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Minority Report, Schindler's List, Munich. ( Log Out /  Oh, the Kubrick stare just sends shivers down your spine. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. IMO – Nicholson and Depp have the most expressive eyes. Whose are better? Barry Lyndon, 2001, Paths of Glory, Dr. StrangeloveJurassic Park, E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jaws. –Eleanor Roosevelt, Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Kubrick or Spielberg?

This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Spielberg reminds that he knew Kubrick far longer and better than Raphael (who gets second position to Kubrick on the screenplay of “Eyes”). Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The way it'll work is we pick 4 movies from each director that we think best encompasses their filmography and … ( Log Out /  What a fascinating topic here Cindy! I really enjoyed the visual essay. It's a nice comparison, it's like warm vs cold. Sometimes in the morning before coffee I think I might make that Nicholson or Sellers freaky expression . So it's really hard to compare. Kubrick stare is ominous, yes, but I’m going with Spielberg simply because he’s made three times as many films as Kubrick and therefore more influential. The only film of his I have to watch is Paths of Glory. Their signature stares have become a cliché. My favourite Kubrick one is Paths of Glory.

But I love Kubrick a load more than Spielberg, thus Kubrick for me is the better director. I like Spielberg's enthusiasim in his PG films. The Kubrick list has to include 2001 & The Shining. Kubrick:2001: A Space OdysseyEyes Wide ShutA Clockwork OrangeDr. Everywhere leading up to there, Christmas trees are everywhere. Surprised you missed HAL’s red eye and monotone in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’. You exactly right. Category: directors, moviesTags: Stanley Kurbrick, Steven Spielberg, Thanks, Michael. Hmm, I guess the Kubrick Stare because it’s tinged with misdemeanour. Commercial master versus Art master, say you? I wonder if there's some sub-perceptible effect on the other notes that are being voiced. Great find! The latter project was subsequently completed after his death by Steven Spielberg as A.I. That is a very good question. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t. : Artificial Intelligence as per Kubrick's suggestion. ), 1. Now that the Sight & Sound poll is out in all of its glory and we have had time to digest the greatest films of all time (according to this particular list), it’s probably time to turn out attention toward the directors. Yeah, I’m pretty rough when it comes to coverage of post-9/11 Spielberg… I’ve seen MUNICH but I think that’s maybe it? The Kubrick Stare.

NS. If you don’t do awards, that’s okay, please accept this as a message of appreciation for your blog! Must. Kubrick was more of a grand visionary.

But, he was a true artist.

I prefer Spielberg's overall theme of Family Foibles, particularly Fathers and Sons, over Kubrick's monotonous Civilization on the Brink of Chaos. Sandra, Hi! Regardless, I reckon if we were to face an alien or resurrected dinosaur, we’d be gawking with wide eyes, too .

The face, the message, the music in that is so powerful, yes? GTFO, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, News & Discussion about Major Motion Pictures, Press J to jump to the feed. It's less-so arguing which is better at first, and more appreciating their works, then arbitrarily trying to argue who is the better director in the end. It’s so effective and chilling. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. There are almost no similarities whatsoever. 1 Steven Spielberg: 2 Alfred Hitchcock: 3 Quentin Tarantino: 4 Stanley Kubrick: 5 Michael Bay: 6 Scrapped lyrics 6.1 Alfred Hitchcock: 7 References Picture a child sitting next to a projector, (Spielberg introduces himself to Hitchcock in a way reminiscent of a movie pitch by telling him to "picture" something, which means to imagine a thought in your mind.) Let's talk. Kubrick is a bit too OCD for me to really enjoy his films (although I do love Full Metal Jacket). I was just reading your blog and noticed you picked me I’m very flattered; your appreciation is award enough for me.

There’s so many other examples I could have mentioned; yes, very scary, Hal.
I’m thinking I may have to spend a few hours in the bathroom in front of the mirror to extract some benefit from this one. P.S. Spielberg it's good with cheap sentimentalism and that's it. Hi Cindy, Passing the blogging love around… I’m delighted to nominate you for The Liebster Award.To learn more, please click here to check out my post http://wp.me/p2ZHJe-1fh Pingback: Everybody’s Chattin’ & Question of the Week on Breakthrough Performer of 2014 |.

. According to this same poll, who are the greatest directors of all time?

Kubrick higher quality but Spielberg more blockbusters. Hi Dave. — Robert Louis Stevenson, “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.

There is no quantitative measuring yard to rank these directors in any numerical order. I only wish Kubrick had made more films before he passed. Once shit starts hitting the fan, no more Christmas trees. Have you seen the marvelous Kevin B. Lee visual essay surrounding the trademark Steven Spielberg face? Love this, thanks for sharing Cindy. They are utterly different kinds of filmmakers in every regard. Hiya Shelley! It’s engrossing and only nine minutes. Spielberg's largely a popcorn director (a very good one at that) whereas Kubrick was an artist, at the risk of sounding pretentious. ( Log Out /  Gotta go with the Kubrick stare. I’d love to know your preferences…what’s your favorite Kubrick/Spielberg film? War of the Worlds, Dakota Fanning, no wild-eyed wonderment there. His films are more symbolic and allegorical.

Was this a childhood favorite? I liked the visual essay, too. that people forget is that Kubrick wanted Spielberg to direct it. True. You were supposed to call it out. Stanley Kubrick is regarded by film critics and historians as one of the most influential directors of all time. Sherdog.com is a property of Mandatory Media, LLC, monitoring_string = "5200e30beed193e5fe31f8bccc2bdcbf". The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.” –Teddy Roosevelt. Care to elaborate on your fondness for Hook?

Thanks for reminding me. Spielberg vs Kubrick So a friend of mine and I are starting up a podcast this week called 'Director Showdown' (not promoting that, I swear) and we're kicking it off with Spielberg vs. Kubrick. Kubrick: Paths of Glory, 2001 A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and Eyes Wide Shut, Spielberg: Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan. Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by MXZT, Apr 11, 2019. by Cindy Bruchman. Speilberg's most iconic are Jaws, ET, & Schindler. It’s astonishing. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! So a friend of mine and I are starting up a podcast this week called 'Director Showdown' (not promoting that, I swear) and we're kicking it off with Spielberg vs. Kubrick. The way it'll work is we pick 4 movies from each director that we think best encompasses their filmography and watch one each week. But I like them both! I’m guessing you liked The Shining (the scariest book I’ve read) since it’s penned by your hero. Which one gets you more? Travel. OR my favorite Kubrick stare, Pyle in Full Metal Jacket. I’ve always admired the two directors but hadn’t given much thought to their trademark shots until the other day.

Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. But we're talking creme of the crop here. Honestly? Posted on September 26, 2014