2001: A Space Odyssey ()

directed by Stanley Kubrick
featuring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Douglas Rain

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A mind-bending sci-fi symphony, Stanley Kubrick's landmark 1968 epic pushed the limits of narrative and special effects toward a meditation on technology and humanity. Based on Arthur C. Clarke's story The Sentinel, Kubrick and Clarke's screenplay is structured in four movements. At the "Dawn of Man," a group of hominids encounters a mysterious black monolith alien to their surroundings. To the strains of Strauss's 1896 Also sprach Zarathustra, a hominid invents the first weapon, using a bone to kill prey. As the hominid ...

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Antonio C

Nov 4, 2010

A classic!

I saw this movie in my youth and I decided to share it with my wife and daughter. This was a remarkable movie with the fascinating Strauss symphonic poem making it quite an experience. And the ending? How do you see it? What do you make of it? This is a cult movie from a cult director, a must see!

Eddywiregeek

Oct 28, 2010

A Prelude...

I was young when this one came out,and never got to see it in the theaters till I was 23 when it came out as a prelude to 2010. It's true that all the answers to this first movie were answered in the second..but wow! What a parody.Frankly it changed my mind about being an astronaught-before I thought..what could go wronge?An excellent film.Brings a whole new point of view to outerspace! Very Happy with it.Buy it you'll love it!

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