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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.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

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.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

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.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News

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.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

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

Full Review Source: Variety

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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