2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – by James Verniere

2020-04-21T10:08:44+01:00April 21st, 2020|CINEMA|

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) remains Kubrick’s crowning, confounding achievement. Homeric sci-fi film, conceptual artwork, and dopeheads’ intergalactic joyride, 2001 pushed the envelope of film at a time when Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music ruled the box office.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) – Review by Bosley Crowther

2019-11-16T16:46:00+00:00November 14th, 2019|CINEMA|

by Bosley Crowther In light of the phenomenal popularity of George Lukas’ 1977 Star Wars, which seems to have done for science fiction movies what Mickey Mouse did for screen cartoons, it may seem a bit acrimonious for a veteran critic to persist in the belief that Stanley Kubrick’s earlier [...]

2001: A Space Odyssey – Review by John Simon [The New Leader]

2018-08-07T13:17:06+01:00August 7th, 2018|CINEMA|

2001: A Space Odyssey is fascinating when it concentrates on apes or machines, and dreadful when it deals with the in-betweens: humans. For all its lively visual and mechanical spectacle, this is a kind of space-Spartacus and, more pretentious still, a shaggy God story.

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY – Review by John Hofsess

2018-03-08T18:45:20+00:00March 8th, 2018|CINEMA|

2001 no less than Dr. Strangelove is an apocalyptic vision: it i is an alternate future but no less pessimistic. Beneath its austerely beautiful surface an alarm is sounded for us to examine a problem of which Dr. Strangelove was a pronounced symptom: the possibility that man is as much at the mercy of his own artifacts as ever he was of the forces of nature.