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10 Reasons Why “2001: A Space Odyssey” Is The Greatest Sci-fi Movie of All Time

10 Reasons Why “2001: A Space Odyssey” Is The Greatest Sci-fi Movie of All Time

Next year will be the 50th Anniversary of one of the greatest films ever to be put on the silver screen, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Made in 1968,…

The 30 Most Influential Movies In Cinema History

The 30 Most Influential Movies In Cinema History

These days, many people, particularly cinephiles, or simply just people with a special and more than fleeting and/or passing interest in cinema, may wonder, “Where should I begin in regards…

Top 10 Filmmakers Who Redefined Modern Cinema

Top 10 Filmmakers Who Redefined Modern Cinema

David W. Griffith was the pioneering director who invented and introduced the original grammar of cinema as we know it today, but there are many who took the principles and…

Greatest Mythologies of Stanley Kubrick

Greatest Mythologies of Stanley Kubrick

Let’s try to set the record straight. More has been written about Kubrick – on his films, about his person, extracting his methods – than any other motion picture director…

The 10 Most Significant Artistic and Philosophical Influences to Stanley Kubrick

The 10 Most Significant Artistic and Philosophical Influences to Stanley Kubrick

Everyone has to start somewhere. Geniuses are not born with knowledge, but come to it by their ability to absorb, retain, and apply that which they learned. We all know…

Discover the Life & Work of Stanley Kubrick in a Sweeping Three-Hour Video Essay

Discover the Life & Work of Stanley Kubrick in a Sweeping Three-Hour Video Essay

For at least fifty years, the work of Stanley Kubrick has constituted an ideal object of study for serious cinephiles. Now that the technological democratization of the past decade has allowed…

Andrei Tarkovsky Calls Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey a “Phony” Film “With Only Pretensions to Truth”

Andrei Tarkovsky Calls Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey a “Phony” Film “With Only Pretensions to Truth”

Yesterday we ran a list of 93 films beloved by Stanley Kubrick, which includes two by Andrei Tarkovsky: 1972’s Solaris and 1986’s The Sacrifice. You expect one auteur to appreciate the work…

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

“There’s something in the human personality which resents things that are clear, and conversely, something which is attracted to puzzles, enigmas, and allegories.” Stanley Kubrick [1] 2001 is often mistakenly…