Stanley Kubrick
Auditioning for Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining


“REDRUM, REDRUM” What was it like to do an open call audition for a classic role in Stanley Kubrick’s class The Shining…and you’re only 4 years old? Dan Lloyd, who played the iconic role of Danny in Kubrick’s adaptation of the Stephen King story, describes auditioning and then getting the … Continue reading

Dr. Strangelove
Why Stanley Kubrick Was ‘in Awe’ of Peter Sellers


Film critic Alexander Walker discusses why American director Stanley Kubrick was “in awe” of actor and comedian Peter Sellers. Walker says of Kubrick: “Stanley couldn’t write and he couldn’t act”–therefore, Kubrick admired actors who could bring more zest and creative flourishes into their scripted roles, which Sellers could do very … Continue reading