2001: A Space Odyssey

A Space Odyssey Stargate

How They Shot the Stargate Sequence in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’


My god, it’s full of stars! And innovative slit-scan photography!

Ikarie Xb

‘Ikarie XB-1’ is the Forgotten Czech Film That Inspired ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’


Jindřich Polák’s communist space drama anticipated now-iconic ’60s sci-fi.

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Douglas Trumbull Discusses the Preservation of the Epic Theatrical Experience


We spoke with the effects legend behind ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture,’ and his insight is crucial.

Space Odyssey

Are There Movies That Can’t Be Remade?


Watch a video essay that details the factors that make it impossible to remake certain movies.

Red Helmet

Music of the Stars: The Best Space Movie Soundtracks


Music big enough to fill the void.

Ex Machina

This Video Essay Will Make You Think Hard About Consciousness in Film


Watch this video essay about the depiction of consciousness in film.

2001 Opening title sequence

How the ‘2001’ Opening Title Sequence Musically Sums Up The Movie


Richard Strauss’ “Also sprach Zarathustra” perfectly sets the tone for Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi classic.

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This Conversation Can Serve No Purpose Anymore


An exploration of the dialogue in Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey.’

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How They Made ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’


Fifty years later, Michael Benson’s new book breaks down Kubrick’s biggest movie. But what’s left?