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    Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey is a tour de force of filmmaking, and unquestionably, one of the all-time best science fiction films ever made. Kubrick takes the audiences from the dawn of mankind to the farthest region of outer space, he skillfully orchestrates every scene for us to ponder on, to question, to fathom, with meticulous and yet, casual detail that explodes visually upon our senses by the sheer scope of imagery. Critics and audiences, past and present, considered this to be one of Kubrick best films, and without a doubt, it is one of the most mind-binding film ever created. There is no other film quite like this and no film has come close to its grandeur in cinematography and wonderment of our very existence.…

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    The 1968 film 2001 Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick is an intense piece of work that frustrates and questions the audience due to the perplexing storyline. It is highly regarded as a film that accurately portrays space, has incredible special effects, and obscure concepts. Technology, in the artificial intelligence form, plays a prominent role in this film due to the futuristic elements of space, themes of existentialism, and evolution. HAL 9000 is introduced in the film as one of the most…

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    Throughout the film 2001: A Space Odyssey the director Stanley Kubrick uses 3 orchestral pieces of music composed by Gyorgy Ligeti. Born 28th of May 1923 in Hungary Gyorgy Ligeti he grew up wanting to be a musician. Starting out as a freelancer working in the Electronic Music Studio where he was then appointed a professor after many years of lecturing. It wasn’t until Ligeti released his “Atmospheres” when he was recognized worldwide of his musical talents. But this was all about to change when…

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    2001: a space odyssey is a science-fiction novel published in 1968, written by Arthur C. Clarke and a science-fiction film released in (the same year as the novel) 1968, and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The following are all the differences I noticed while watching the film; No narration: I feel there should have been at least some narration in the beginning, so people can better grasp what is happening (i watched this film with my mother, who hasn't read the book, and i had to explain some…

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    the events of their youth, the young generation of the sixties developed an increasingly negative and cynical outlook on mankind and the future of the world. In this paper I will examine the film 2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick, the song “In The Year 2525” by Zager & Evans, and public opinion polling data on the United States’ involvement in Vietnam to further examine this hypothesis.…

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    2001 A Space Odyssey and the Odyssey have many similarities. The Ancient Greeks at the time of the Odyssey were wanting to keep themselves separated from the “barbarians”. The Greeks wanted to become more civilized during this time of discovery and exploration Homer portrays the beasts/peoples in the Odyssey as uncivilized and puts them in the same class as the civilized Greeks. An example of this is the Cyclops. The Cyclops is a pastoral nomad that goes against the customs of hospitality…

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    famously toasted with his friends during the V2 raids on London as it marked the beginning of the space age. While being optimistic about the future of technological advancements, Clarke understood the possible violent complications of technology, and he saw this first hand during his service in the RAF…

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    the thing that makes human’s dream become real. Many children have been fascinated by space, from Star Wars to Star Trek and wondered about space travel. In the movie “ 2001: A Space Odyssey,” it was described that people who were not an astronaut had meal and went to the lavatory in space ship. People at the time of the movie did not believe that space travel became real, but nowadays, people who are not astronaut can go to space travel. Thanks to the development in the field of aerospace…

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    “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “The Sentinel” Compare / Contrast Paper DeVry University Sandy Palladino Inside the pages of a book, authors can make phenomenal visual pictures of zones and scenes by using included and realistic words. Once in a while these pictures are moved into a real visual by the consequent formation of movies based upon these incredible works. "2001: A Space Odyssey" by Stanley Kubrick is a sample of, for example, it is based upon the artistic short story, "The…

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    original score from Alex North, he used classical recordings as a temporary track while editing the film, and they worked so well that he kept them. This was a crucial decision. North's score, which is available on a recording, is a good job of film composition, but would have been wrong for “2001" because, like all scores, it attempts to underline the action -- to give us emotional cues. The classical music chosen by Kubrick exists outside the action. It uplifts. It wants to be sublime; it…

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