I remember seeing Stanley Kubrick's 2001 in a theater when it was released.
I don't remember much really, but I do recall being confused.
Maybe because I was 11 HA!
It has always been fascinating of course and when I stumbled into this analysis of some of the technology used to create such a science fiction masterpiece more than 50 years ago, I had to tune in.
I hope it serves you as well.
Description of part 1Ever wonder how Kubrick made his sci-fi masterpiece, 2OO1: A Space Odyssey? In Part 1, we take an in-depth look into the production of ‘The Dawn of Man’ sequence. I spent over a month compiling all the available information I could get my hands on to better understand the construction of this masterpiece.
This video essay was written, edited, and narrated by Tyler Knudsen.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968 Dir. Stanley Kubrick)
Kubrick Interview by Jeremy Bernstein (1966)
The Making of Kubrick’s 2001 – Edited by Jerome Agel (special thanks to La Familia Film)
2001: A Space Odyssey Blu-ray commentary
A vintage article from American Cinematographer by Douglas Trumbull on creating Special Effects for 2001 A Space Odyssey
Projector diagram from Taschen's “The Making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey”
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Stanley Kubrick | 2001 A Space Odyssey (1968) | Making of a Myth
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