Is 2001: A Space Odyssey the first movie where you can hear somebody's breathing in a helmet? I talk about Darth Vader's type of breathing; in the case of Kubrik's movie it is breathing in a space ...
I just saw once again Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey and noticed something I hadn't given so much attention in my previous viewings. Namely, the fact that all main characters are shown, at some ...
In the sequence set to the Blue Danube Waltz, we see a Pan Am orbital shuttle docking with a partially-completed space station. Here is a clip from that sequence on YouTube. There are good views of ...
Why does 2001: A Space Odyssey not provide an explanation of its ending? Are we supposed to read the book?
It's a movie geek's film to watch and to enjoy. But when I reached the end, I had no idea what to take from it. Some of the ideas are amazing, the visuals, and the lines (I'm sorry, Dave. I'm ...
One of the things that I have always found striking about 2001 is the almost mechanical acting of the human characters, especially the radio operator. I'm pretty sure it's a conscious choice on part ...