This year, Stanley Kubrick would have turned 85. Since his death in 1999, collaborators and family members have come forward to shed light on the inner workings of one of cinema’s great directors, and the films and directors that he loved and that served as his own film school. The BFI has published a great list of Kubrick’s favorite films, influences, and an interviewwith his long-time producer Jan Harlan, and it’s required reading for any student of cinema. Click below to see which directors and films influenced one of the greatest directors himself!