‘I read an essay by the great master H.P. Lovecraft where he said that you...– Stanley Kubrick, in a 1980 interview with Spanish novelist and film critic Vicente Molina Foix.
‘In all things mysterious – never explain.’– Stanley Kubrick, quoting H.P. Lovecraft in an interview with John Hofsess of the International Herald Tribune, 1980
I wanted the hotel to look authentic rather than like the traditionally spooky...– Stanley Kubrick, discussing The Shining with film critic Michel Ciment, 1980
I think that it spoils a great deal of the pleasure of the film for anyone who...– Stanley Kubrick, in conversation with film critic Alexander Walker
One scene, [Kubrick] said, ‘Well, what are you going to be doing in...– Jack Nicholson, discussing Kubrick’s openness to getting ideas from his actors. (from ‘All work and no play… Jack Nicholson on the making of The Shining’ - Empire Magazine)