2001: A Space Odyssey + 2010: The Year We Make Contact

2001: A Space Odyssey + 2010: The Year We Make Contact
Podcast: Double Feature
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An icon of cinema gets paired up with the sequel you didn't even know existed. Can what started as a cruel crowd-funding joke become more th...

Posted January 16, 2014
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 6

Episode Notes

An icon of cinema gets paired up with the sequel you didn’t even know existed. Can what started as a cruel crowd-funding joke become more than Stanley Kubrick blasphemy? Spoiler: Yes! A newcomer’s take on 2001: A Space Odyssey. A contender for most parodied film of all time. Hal and Siri. Beauty, perfection, simplicity. The monolith as everyone’s favorite object. Everyone is afraid to talk about what the fuck happens at the end of 2001 – or, Double Feature is stupid enough to talk about what the fuck happens at the end of 2001. Analysis of the fetal acid trip. Previous, on what’s now a franchise. 2010: Is this really happening? Your options in creating the impossible. Popular opinion and the one line film review.

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2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey


Released: April 3, 1968
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Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

2010: The Year We Make Contact

2010: The Year We Make Contact


Released: December 7, 1984
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Director: Peter Hyams
Writer: Peter Hyams, Arthur C. Clarke
Starring: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren

A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

 
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