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    2001 A Space Odyssey

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    2001 was released in the tumultuous spring of 1968, at the same time that Americans were reeling from President Lyndon Johnson’s announcement that he would not seek reelection and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. It might seem odd that so many people would get so excited about a science fiction movie in the midst of urban race riots and campus protests against the Vietnam War, but to many, 2001 had far greater importance than its sci-fi trappings. Baffling early audiences with its non-traditional

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    2001: A Space Odyssey

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    The genius in not the music used in "2001: A Space Odyssey", but what Kubrick does with that music. He reduces each musical score to its essence, and leaves it playing long enough for us to contemplate it, to listen and watch as the movie progresses, which is mostly silent; this technique helps it inhabit it in our imaginations. Among science-fiction movies, perhaps “2001" is the only movie in which the director, in this case Kubrick, is not concerned with thrilling us with his music choice, but

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    2001: A Space Odyssey The following paper will analyze the movie, “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Stanley Kubrick” and “The Centinel” by Arthur C. Clarke. Although there are many themes present between the story and the film, the following are the most dominant. I will be discussing Scientific themes, Religious and Moral Themes, and Clarke’s development of the short story into a full-length film. The first issue, I will be discussing the scientific themes of the movie. The movie, “2001: A Space Odyssey

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    “2001: A Space Odyssey,” directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1968 shows the audience the evolution of humans from when they were apes. The apes learned how to use tools such as bones and rocks to better compete against other apes, which directly reveals that the tools lead the evolution of these creatures into civilized humans. As people continued to evolve and advance their intelligence, they also advanced their primitive tools throughout the years into computers. However, these computers were no ordinary

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    Stanley Kubrick and his 2001: Space Odyssey

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    The aim of this seminar paper is to describe one of the science-fiction classics – 2001: Space Odyssey and its creator. The introduction talks mainly about the director and the co-author Stanley Kubrick, who is regarded as one of the best filmmakers of the 20th century. The paper includes and summarizes his philosophy of film-making and his general stances to work with actors, scene and other aspects of the film. The introductory part tries to answer two questions: Why can be Stanley Kubrick called

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    Cold War & subsequent space race. Films unwarily impact the viewer with subtle differences in thoughts, emotions, and actions after participating in this modern art. The social and cultural impression of film is quite significant as the correlation can be made that great films can enlighten those that experience them with a new perspective and motivation. On the far end of the spectrum, this can result in instances of uprising for change. Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey did not inspire such

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    2001: A Space Odyssey Three million B.C. The gunpowder for a smashing evolutionary hit was amassing for a long time, but the necessary spark came from an outside help, which soon set the whole world ablaze. From this heated inferno, came the most proficient species ever to grace the planet. And now man has to be prepared for what comes next. Arthur C. Clarke skillfully proves the point that 'truth is stranger than fiction' in his remarkable book - 2001: A Space Odyssey. He also carefully

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    2001 Space Odyssey

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    How 2001: A Space Odyssey makes you think about what mysteries lie beyond the world around us is exhilaration because it brings you into the setting and makes you want to learn more about what is happening to the characters. This extrordinary book was written in a time when it was hard to see us going to any planet much less the moon, but the detail in which is told to the reader is so real that anyone back when the book was made would believe it could happen, even now when it still can't happen

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    2001 A Space Odyssey

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    You are hurtling across the abyss of space on an expedition to unexplored planets. Your only companion is a fellow astronaut: the three hibernauts who like in a deep freeze sleep will not be awakened until their skills are needed. An essential member of your crew is Hal, the electronic, almost-human brain that ceaselessly guides your course. For months your atom powered craft “Discover'; has been carrying you away from earth at a hundred thousand miles an hour. You are now farther from home

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    2001: A Space Odyssey is just that: a long wandering voyage of the body and mind. Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clark collaborated brilliantly. In examining both works, the film and the novel, there are certainly differences, yet the theme and overall idea coincide thoroughly. That this was made in the 1960's augments both accomplishments. The visuals, seen in 2004, are still captivating. What they must've seemed like in 1968! I flout those who received this movie poorly in those days. Would I have

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