14 September 2013

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

To the Summary!
A mysterious monolith is discovered on the moon.  So we send a mission to Jupiter to find out its meaning.  Oh, and HAL 9000 tries to kill everyone.

To the Cast!
Keir Dullea - Dr. David Bowman
Gary Lockwood - Dr. Frank Poole
William Sylvester - Dr. Heywood R. Floyd
Douglas Rain - HAL 9000

To the Deeper Thoughts!
I really liked this.  To be honest, I liked it a heck of a lot more than I expected.  I think this is in part that I read the book first.  There were certain sections that would not have made as much sense had I not read the book.  Especially the opening chapter with the obelisk and the apes.

A fine Sci-Fi classic that I am glad to say I have finally read and watched.

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