Warner Home Video have announced the 10 September retail DVD release of the Stanley Kubrick Collection. Some of the films in the collection are making their first ever appearance on a home video format in the UK. The line-up is Lolita, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket and Eyes Wide Shut.
The Shining an additional will feature making of by Vivian Kubrick and all seven films will feature both their original soundtracks along with brand new Dolby Digital 5.1 remixes.
Each disc will retail individually for £19.99. In addition to this, there will also be a nine-feature boxset featuring all of the above plus Dr Strangelove and the outstanding Stanley Kubrick: A Life In Pictures documentary (see below for the press blurb). The box set will retail for £99.99.
Stanley Kubrick: A Life In Pictures is a powerful new documentary narrated by Tom Cruise and produced and directed by long-time Kubrick collaborator Jan Harlan and edied by Melanie Viner Cuneo. The first full-length documentary made with the Jubrick family's co-operation presentes a never-before seen, revealing portrait of Kubrick, sometimes in his own words, at work and with his family. Christiane Kubrick, the director's wife od more than 42 years, only recently made the film footage and family photographs available Among the long list of actors, friends and colleagues paying tribute are Steven Spielberg, Jack Nicholson, Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Alan Parker, Malcolm MacDowell, Peter Ustinov, Arthur C. Clarke, Douglas Trumbull and Time Magazine's Richard Schickel.