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2001 a Space Odyssey

Interstellar: Imaginative, Expansive... and Provocative!

Darryl Woodard | Posted 12.11.2014 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

There are basically two kinds of sci-fi films. One kind is the easily digestible. But not so Interstellar, which is the other kind of sci-fi film. For it's unconventional.

Interstellar: The Gravity of Love

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Lisa Kaas Boyle

In Interstellar, an ambitious, thrilling, emotional though bumpy sci-fi trip through space and time, Christopher Nolan focuses his lens on two powerful forces: gravity and love. The film begins with an extended set up in the-not-so-distant-future to show us that our planet is dying.

Movie Review: Interstellar -- Nolan's Overstuffed Vision

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Christopher Nolan's philosophy of filmmaking apparently is this: Why make one movie when you can make three? Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn't.

Cli-Fi Is Real

Scott Thill | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green
Scott Thill

That we have been sleepwalking through such massive destabilization for decades proves that we are much better at consensually hallucinating than we are at separating our sciences and fictions.

Facebook Is Playing 'Big Brother' All Wrong

Jason Kitchen | Posted 11.24.2014 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

So, apparently, the messenger app is bad -- really bad, in fact. But perhaps because we're all used to living with disappointment in every other aspect of our lives, we're willing to settle for something that is not only bad, but perhaps also not in out best interest.

Cows, Sacred or Otherwise: Another Overrated Movies Blog

Jon Eig | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

We all have one. Some of us have two or three. It may be a movie. It may be an actor. But there's no doubt there is some film-related icon that you just don't get. Everybody else loves it, or him, or her, but not you.

Mad Men: The Anvil, er, Monolith

William Bradley | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In "The Monolith" -- and imagery royalties here might be due to Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick for this episode set about a year after the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey -- Don Draper has gotten back through the door of the ad agency he founded. And he is showing up.

Carina Kolodny

Your Favorite Films Destroyed By The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Carina Kolodny | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

A lot of Hollywood's greatest films revolve around the tried-and-true plot points of miscommunication, misunderstanding, betrayal and lies. But co...

Go Behind The Scenes Of '2001: A Space Odyssey'

Posted 04.03.2014 | Entertainment

Forty-six years after its release, "2001: A Space Odyssey" remains one of cinema's crowning achievements. Many directors cite the Stanley Kubrick clas...

What If The OS In 'Her' Was HAL 9000 From '2001: A Space Odyssey'?

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment

In the hit movie "Her," Samantha (Scarlett Johansson), the operating system-turned-girlfriend of Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), is warm, loving a...

A Q&A With Director Peter Hyams Takes Us Closer

Alex Simon | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Peter Hyams has been making movies for over 40 years. A native New Yorker, Hyams has the distinction of being one of the only directors who also serves as his own cinematographer on his films, a hyphenate that has caused him some controversy among cameramen.

I'm With Stupid: Why You Should Open a Krispy Kreme on Mars

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Last week, as you may recall, I used this space to pay homage to one of man's finest culinary inventions: the doughnut. In short, I confessed to occas...

Intrepid Travels: The Bus That Fell Behind The Times

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

You might need a little more than just the sonospheric groove in the album, Intrepid Travels, in order to experience Sound Strider's out-of-this-wo...

Defying Gravity: Notes From a Dissenting View

John Branch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
John Branch

Gravity is only 91 minutes long but is so short on ideas that it keeps repeating itself. A cloud of orbiting malevolent debris keeps trying to kill our heroes. They keep jetting off to a new refuge and finding, so to speak, no room at the inn.

ReThink Review: Gravity - The Best Space Movie Since 2001

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

In space, no one can hear you scream -- but with a movie as tense and masterful as Gravity, you'll just be hoping no one in the theater will hear or smell you poop your pants.

Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey Wows in Concert

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.21.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

I imagine it's been a long time since the New York Philharmonic played with so much chatter going on in the audience. But the screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey was more like a pops concert than their usual fare.

Outland Sci-Fi Remake, What's The Hold Up?

Darryl Woodard | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

In just the past few weeks I've found out the classic science fiction film Outland was slated for a remake. Then afterwards I checked further info about the remake of the film that starred Sean Connery, which all pertaining articles seeming to corroborate two facts.

Special Effects Legend Doug Trumbull Has Passion For UFO Hunting (VIDEO)

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 08.26.2013 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

Trumbull takes his UFO hunting as serious as his movie making. He owns an ex-military hummer that is kitted out with high-tech video equipment for the express purpose of filming a UFO. UFOTOG, the movie, is about a man using this sort of equipment to film a UFO.

Is This The Most Confusing Movie EVER?

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

What's the most confusing movie ever? According to ScreenCrush, it's "2001: A Space Odyssey." Stanley Kubrick's 1968 science fiction film grossed ...

5 Eerie Similarities Between '2001: A Space Odyssey' And Apple Products

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.02.2013 | Technology

It's been said before, but it's worth saying again: Stanley Kubrick was way ahead of his time. Upon a recent viewing of "2001: A Space Odyssey," we...

Worst Film Analysis Ever

Posted 04.22.2013 | Comedy

The iconic ending to the film "2001: A Space Odyssey" is meant to raise a lot of questions. Questions like, what happens to that bone that gets thrown...

Best Pictures That Never Won Best Picture Oscar

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Van Ostrand

We can hope our favorite movie will come away with the big prize, but in the long run, some of the best pictures ever made did not receive Best Picture Oscars.

Beyond Category: 2001 and The Master

Mike Kaplan | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

While The Master, like 2001, has meditative and metaphysical leanings -- areas that tend to unnerve audiences -- it was greeted, unlike 2001, by many rapturous reviews describing its wondrous surprises and consummate craftsmanship.

Classic Science Fiction Author Going Digital

AP | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — The science fiction of Arthur C. Clarke has finally reached the next dimension in the U.S. – e-books. The late author's estat...

What Does the Upcoming Stanley Kubrick Exhibition Have to Do With U.S. Customs?

Susan Michals | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Susan Michals

The exhibition has been making the worldwide rounds, from Rome to Melbourne to Hollywood, and the show is always a variation on a theme (for the most part) with the brother and sister involved every step of the way.