2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey ★★★★★

Even better on a rewatch. I wish I had seen it in this 70mm film format on my first watch, because this was gorgeous in the theatre, and easily one of my favourite movie watching experiences ever. You've heard enough about the movie's legendary cinematography and music, but seeing it on the big screen was incredibly powerful - Kubrick's use of these tools to evoke a response is second to only Tarkovsky in my eyes.

My friends and I have been talking about many interpretations of the film over the past 2 hours, which is a testament to both the strength and flexibility of its ideas. This undoubtably stands amongst the giants of cinema history.

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