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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)


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#21 joefilmone

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Posted 27 November 2014 - 08:12 PM

What I really want to see is "Rondesvous with Rama"



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Posted 27 November 2014 - 12:26 PM

Thanks, joe.

 

Here's some wiki:

 

On November 3, 2014, it was reported that Syfy had ordered a mini-series adaptation of 3001: The Final Odyssey into production for broadcast in 2015. The mini-series will be executive-produced by Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker and Stuart Beattie; the latter will also be the primary scriptwriter. The estates of both Clarke and 2001: A Space Odyssey director Stanley Kubrick were reported as having "offered their full support", but the extent of their involvement is not known at this time.

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It was reported on Yahoo Entertainment in 2000 that MGM and actor/director Tom Hanks were in discussions regarding turning both 2061: Odyssey Three and 3001: The Final Odyssey into movies. (Hanks would reportedly play Frank Poole in the 3001 film.) An update in 2001 stated that there was no further development on the project.


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Posted 25 November 2014 - 10:07 AM

Those look awesome - the sort of poster image that made you want to see the movie,



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Posted 24 November 2014 - 10:37 PM

"The nearest thing to an artist-in-residence from outer space." That's how Isaac Asimov once described Robert T. McCall, the renowned illustrator, conceptual artist, space-scene painter, official NASA artist, and creator of legendary movie posters including 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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Posted 04 June 2014 - 01:42 AM

Will be shown here on TCM at 8:00 PM EDT this evening.

 

Sometimes the part where Dave gets sucked into the monolith seems to take f-o-r-e-v-e-r.. , but I just go make a sandwich during that part. 

 

Well, it won't let me out of the box after editing. KD, that's the best part! Just stay seated and groove!


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Posted 03 June 2014 - 08:23 PM

Kubrick's visionary film remains one of the masterpieces of a sci-fi cinema- yes it can be a bit slow at times-( it seems to take for ever to get to Jupiter. )  The still amazing special effects are timeless and this is still one of the most realistic depiction of space travel.  And like "Lawrence of Arabia" it's   movie that must be experience in a BIG SCREEN- why doesn't MGM re-released it for IMAX?!


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Posted 03 June 2014 - 03:34 PM

Will be shown here on TCM at 8:00 PM EDT this evening.

 

I like this movie - a lot. Sometimes the part where Dave gets sucked into the monolith seems to take f-o-r-e-v-e-r.. , but I just go make a sandwich during that part. From reading posts here over the years, especially this past year, this film is not liked by so many - along with it's contemporary; Lawrence of Arabia.

 


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