Articles tagged 2001: a space odyssey

‘Lab Coats in Hollywood’: The Onscreen Fusion Between Scientific and Hollywood-Type ‘Truth”

There’s reality and then there’s Hollywood reality, and in the case of science there is often a broad gulf between the two. Of

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The Demise of Horror Culture?

While the horror classics of 1968 may have indeed revitalized the genre, few today are aware of these movies' impact on the canon...if they acknowledge them at all.

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11 Apr 2008 // 3:01 AM

Trying to fathom the mystery of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

“Its origin and purpose still a total mystery.” This is the last line of dialogue in “2001: A Space Odyssey,” though the film is far from

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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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Future Shock: The Death of Serious Science Fiction

The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.

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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968/2001)

In this light, '2001' and the revolutionary epoch of its making seem a mere Technicolor blip in an otherwise olive drab post-World War II empire.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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