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Kubrick +‎ -ology, from the surname of American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer Stanley Kubrick (1928–1999).


  • Hyphenation: Ku‧brick‧o‧logy

Proper noun[edit]

Kubrickology ‎(uncountable)

  1. (film) The study of the works of Stanley Kubrick.
    • 2012 January 30, Angela Watercutter, “Room 237 explores hidden meanings in The Shining”, in Wired[1], archived from the original on 17 February 2014:
      Room 237, which got a boost in funding from Kickstarter and its name from the iconic mysterious room in Kubrick’s film, brings together five separate theorists to form an impressive body of work of Kubrickology []
    • 1996 October 21, Quentin Curtis, “Enigma wrapped in a mystery wrapped in an anorak ...”, in The Daily Telegraph[2], London, archived from the original on 4 October 2015:
      Next week, Channel 4 starts a season of classic Kubrick films. It opens, on June 20, with Paul Joyce's fascinating documentary, Stanley Kubrick: The Invisible Man, which includes rare footage of Kubrick directing – from his daughter Vivian's The Making of The Shining – and imports a new irreverence, not to say hostility, into Kubrickology.

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