Category "2001-a-space-odyssey"

2001 A Space Odyssey. Dave’s clothes and food change while watching the news [closed]

Around 50 minutes in, Dave tunes in to the BBC World News. While he watches, he is eating. If you watch closely the portions of his tray are i

How did Kubrick shoot HAL's "eye" in 2001: A Space Odyssey?

How did Kubrick shoot HAL's "eye" in 2001: A Space Odyssey? We see the reflection of the astronauts approaching HAL, but not the camera. How was it done?

Fault in the chess game in 2001: A Space Odyssey

In the beginning of “Jupiter Mission” in 2001: A Space Odyssey, Frank and HAL play chess: Frank: Anyway, Queen takes Pawn. Uhh. . . okay.Hal:

The distorted images in 2001: A Space Odyssey

The final segment of 2001 includes distorted images like below to convey an eerie sense. How was it achieved? Did Kubrick use a different lens for these shots?

Was Andrei Smyslov named as an homage to chess champion Vasily Smyslov?

During the stop-over at the orbiting space station in his travel to the Moon, Heywood Floyd meets a group of Russians that ask him about likely problems at the

Variable zooms in 2001: A Space Odyssey

Trying to figure out if this shot (23:50) in 2001: A Space Odyssey is a camera movement or a zoom happening. I'm pretty sure it's a zoom but some confirmation