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2001: A Space Odyssey Reviews


TIME Magazine
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Though it fails as drama, Stanley Kubrick's venture succeeds as dazzling visual art.

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April 1, 2014
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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2001 lingers on the mind like a tall, black riddle: Where are the new bones, the new tools, that will take us higher? Do we even deserve them?

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 5/5

December 24, 2013
Penelope Gilliatt
New Yorker
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Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is some sort of great film, and an unforgettable endeavor. Technically and imaginatively, what he put into it is staggering.

January 14, 2013
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The film's projections of the cold war and antiquated product placements may look quaint now, but the poetry is as hard-edged and full of wonder as ever.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 8, 2007
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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It was a freshening attitude then, though its long-term effects haven't been all to the good.

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May 8, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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For all the essential coldness of Kubrick's vision, it demands attention as superior sci-fi, simply because it's more concerned with ideas than with Boy's Own-style pyrotechnics.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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It is an extraordinary, obsessive, beautiful work of art.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

July 20, 2002
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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Yup, you guessed it -- a religious experience.

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November 21, 2001
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Now, seen in the actual 2001, it's less a visionary masterpiece than a crackpot Looney Tune, pretentious, abysmally slow, amateurishly acted and, above all, wrong.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

November 2, 2001
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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You can watch 2001 as a visual journey with nary a thought for what's under the surface or you can plunge into this vortex of interpretations. The great thing about 2001 is that either approach works fine. That's why it endures.

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November 2, 2001
Robert B. Frederick
Variety
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2001 compares with, but does not best, previous efforts at science fiction.

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February 13, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The film creates its effects essentially out of visuals and music. It is meditative. It does not cater to us, but wants to inspire us, enlarge us.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Renata Adler
New York Times
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The movie is so completely absorbed in its own problems, its use of color and space, its fanatical devotion to science-fiction detail, that its is somewhere between hypnotic and immensely boring.

Full Review Source: New York Times

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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A cold, majestic motion picture, a movie that seeks to remind us of the vastness of space and our relatively insignificant place in it.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Rosenberg
Salon.com
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I assumed that this was what all movies ought to be: treasures for moral and aesthetic contemplation that did not provide all their answers on first contact.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

January 1, 2000
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