Bad Movie Logo
"A website to the detriment of good film"
Custom Search
HOMEB-MOVIE REVIEWSREADER REVIEWSFORUMINTERVIEWSUPDATESABOUT
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
March 25, 2019, 03:58:06 AM
618284 Posts in 47773 Topics by 6406 Members
Latest Member: KarlaMcLar
Badmovies.org Forum  |  Movies  |  Good Movies  |  2001 in 4k. « previous next »
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: 2001 in 4k.  (Read 528 times)
Svengoolie 3
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema
****

Karma: 127
Posts: 3531



« on: October 28, 2018, 10:32:26 AM »


http://www.startribune.com/video-review-2001-a-space-odyssey-on-4k-ultra-hd-offers-sophisticated-sci-fi/498579331/
Logged

Hydra Dominatus!
Archivist
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema
****

Karma: 76
Posts: 1032


« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2018, 01:18:44 AM »

I've told this story before.

Years ago, my brother and I were excited to finally see 2001. It was decades after its release, and it was to be shown on TV. I hand-wrote my brother an official invitation to 'join a viewing of the classic cinematic masterpiece, 2001 A Space Odyssey', complete with drawings of a space station. We had bowls of munchies and drinks, and we sat down to watch.

At the end, we looked at each other and said, 'WTF did we just watch??' We didn't get it at all.

We have a different perspective on the movie now, but back then, we were so used to high action / high exposition movies like Star Wars et al that something as subtle and philosophical as 2001 was lost on us.

The 4k transfer cited above is probably a result of the work Christopher Nolan headed to restore the movie from the original negatives. This version even played locally in Australia, although I didn't get the chance to see it.

https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/5/17/17349312/christopher-nolan-2001-space-odyssey-unrestored-stanley-kubrick-cannes-review
Logged

"Many others since have tried & failed at making a watchable parasite slug movie" - LilCerberus
Trevor
Uncle Zombie
B-Movie Kraken
*****

Karma: 1475
Posts: 16339


South African Film Activist and Chief Troublemaker


WWW
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2018, 06:23:00 AM »

Someone once told me that the more highly defined a film becomes, the more mistakes you see.
Logged

But, be that as it may, those of us who did make it have an obligation to build again, to teach to others what we know, and to try with what's left of our lives to find a goodness and a meaning to this life.
BoyScoutKevin
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema
****

Karma: 251
Posts: 4641


« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2018, 04:26:01 PM »

Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke wrote a novelization of the screenplay, under the title 2001 : a Space Odyssey (a catchy title) and while I have not read the book. Those who have read it, say it goes a long way to clearing up many of the questions raised by the film.
Logged
Pages: [1]
Badmovies.org Forum  |  Movies  |  Good Movies  |  2001 in 4k. « previous next »
    Jump to:  


    RSS Feed Subscribe Subscribe by RSS
    Email Subscribe Subscribe by Email


    Popular Articles
    How To Find A Bad Movie

    The Champions of Justice

    Plan 9 from Outer Space

    Manos, The Hands of Fate

    Podcast: Todd the Convenience Store Clerk

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Dragonball: The Magic Begins

    Cool As Ice

    The Educational Archives: Driver's Ed

    Godzilla vs. Monster Zero

    Do you have a zombie plan?

    FROM THE BADMOVIES.ORG ARCHIVES
    ImageThe Giant Claw - Slime drop

    Earth is visited by a GIANT ANTIMATTER SPACE BUZZARD! Gawk at the amazingly bad bird puppet, or chuckle over the silly dialog. This is one of the greatest b-movies ever made.

    Lesson Learned:
    • Osmosis: os·mo·sis (oz-mo'sis, os-) n., 1. When a bird eats something.

    Subscribe to Badmovies.org and get updates by email:

    HOME B-Movie Reviews Reader Reviews Forum Interviews TV Shows Advertising Information Sideshows Links Contact

    Badmovies.org is owned and operated by Andrew Borntreger. All original content is © 1998 - 2014 by its respective author(s). Image, video, and audio files are used in accordance with the Fair Use Law, and are property of the film copyright holders. You may freely link to any page (.html or .php) on this website, but reproduction in any other form must be authorized by the copyright holder.