Tag Archive | Len Cariou

KUBRICK @Feature #8: 1968’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

It’s probably a certainty that a better science fiction film will never be made. Certainly nothing smarter, more iconic, or more enigmatic. Yes, special effects will continue to improve over time. But, even for 1968, the stuff from “2001: A Space Odyssey” holds up remarkably well. The first moonwalk to the monolith is slightly unrealistic […]


It seems to be on its way to being the preordained Best Picture Oscar frontrunner, so I’m not too happy about that. It is a darn good movie, but I’ve seen better from 2015. However, it’s got that unmistakable stench of¬†importance on it, and Oscar eats that stuff up. I’m not ready to say it’s […]