“How did they ever make a movie of Lolita?” asked the ads. Well, it wasn’t easy, but Stanley Kubrick managed to pull off a brilliant take on Nabokov’s “unfilmable” novel that passed the finicky 1962 censors. For years they said, if only he’d waited a few more years for the screen to loosen up – and then Adrian Lyne’s remake came out and Stanley’s version started looking a lot better.
About Larry Karaszewski
Larry Karaszewski and his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories. Their current release is “Dolemite is My Name” featuring Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore. The duo previously created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, Emmy, PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame. Larry is also a Governor for writers branch, co-chair of the International Feature Film category, and a Vice President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.