A vintage documentary going behind-the-scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey has surfaced, delving into the making of the 1968 film two years before it blew our collective minds.
It probably comes as no surprise to Stanley Kubrick fans that the secret of 2001: A Space Odyssey's success is, at least in part, very analytical.
Stanley Kubric's classic 2001: A Space Odyssey is visually-arresting, genre-redefining and totally bizarre. So it's perfect for kids!
Check out the trailer for a new sci-fi short starring 2001: A Space Odyssey's Dave.
Ever since we were putting goldfish bowls on our heads as kids (oh come on, you know you did that) we've dreamed about the joy of strapping on our very own space helmet and blasting off. And even if none of us can be astronauts, we'll always have the movies, as this awesome space helmet supercut reminds us.
Apple just keeps innovating. Last fall they released the personal assistant application known as Siri, and everyone's iPhones started answering questions and reading text messages out loud and giving directions. Now Siri's taken another step forward into the realm of film criticism.
Yesterday would have been Stanley Kubrick's 84th birthday. To celebrate, let's see how his sci-fi opus would fare in today's frantic film market. Here's the 2001 trailer diced up Fincher-style with a driving techno beat. No matter how you slice it, it's still the ultimate trip.
In 1968, Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke released 2001: A Space Odyssey, a film now almost universally acknowledged as one of the most powerful, influential and visually stunning science fiction movies ever made. And it all started four years earlier with a letter from Kubrick asking if Clarke would like to meet him.
In honor of what would have been director Stanley Kubrick's 83rd birthday on this date, we reveal what might have been the real reason HAL 9000 sang "Daisy Bell" in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
It was a heady bit of news, that 17 minutes of 2001: A Space Odyssey—previously cut from the theatrical release by director Stanley Kubrick—had been found, in pristine condition, buried in a Kansas salt mine. The question was: Would we ever see it?