Category "2001-a-space-odyssey"

First movie where you hear breathing in a helmet?

Is 2001: A Space Odyssey the first movie where you can hear somebody's breathing in a helmet? I talk about Darth Vader's type of breathing; in the case of Kubri

Is the lens on Gerty 3000 from "Moon" a reference to HAL from "2001: A Space Odyssey"?

I have been trying to collect references to HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Could the lens in Gerty 3000 from Moon (2009) be one? It might be a str

Is there an actual prop of the Monolith that was used in 2001? [closed]

The monolith from the final scene of 2001: A Space Odissey with the old man in bed lifting hand as if to touch the monolith from the bed. Wher

What is the significance of the ape movies in X-Files S10E02: Founder's Mutation

In The X-Files Season 10 Episode 02 titled "Founder's Mutation" there are two movies seen being played on the television at different moments. One is in the hos

What is/was the hardware specification of HAL9000?

What was the hardware that makes up HAL9000 in the spaceship Discovery One, from Arthur C Clarke's 2001 series? Wikipedia says that HAL became operational on 1

How did they shoot the hostess scene?

I think this is one of the most iconic scenes of the movie 2001: a space odyssey: How did Kubrick shoot it?

Meaning of the final room in 2001: A Space Odyssey

At the end of the movie (and the book) 2001: A Space Odyssey, David Bowman enters in a room decorated as a hotel. What is it supposed to be? A kind of zoo of hu

Which movie is shown during Heywood Floyd's travel in the Pan Am starship?

During the travel between Earth and Space Station V in the Pan Am Orion III, a movie is playing in front of Heywood Floyd while he is sleeping: Which movie

Why were certain shots deliberately paced slowly in 2001: A Space Odyssey?

Just to provide a little background, Stanley Kubrick deliberately paced certain shots in near-slo-mo. You can see a ship lingering in the background for an enti

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