“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 with his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories. They created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, the Emmy, the 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 an active Los Angeles cineaste hosting a long running film series for the American Cinematheque. He is also a Governor for writers branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.