June 11, 2022
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) – AFI Movie Club
A landmark of the science-fiction genre and a towering artistic achievement that traces humanity’s evolution from its humblest beginnings to its transcendence of corporeal form, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968) earned acknowledgement across six of the American Film Institute’s lists recognizing the art form’s most essential works. Named by AFI as the #1 science-fiction film and...
April 1, 2016
Isaac Asimov on Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY
Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY first premiered in the U.S. on April 2, 1968. As the visual masterpiece turns 48 this week, read an essay penned by science writer Isaac Asimov about the film for a 1977 issue of American Film. Science fiction, at least in the world of film, had, ever since the ’30s,…
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