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Kubrick's monolith : the art and mystery of 2001: a space odyssey

Author: Joe R Frinzi
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reconsidering Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, this informative study examines the making of the landmark film with a focus on its artistic and mythic pedigree. Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke faced a number of challenges in producing and intelligent an innovative A-list movie in what was considered a second-class genre, science fiction"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Frinzi, Joe R., 1955-
Kubrick's monolith.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
(DLC) 2017028979
(OCoLC)966563672
Named Person: Stanley Kubrick; Stanley Kubrick
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joe R Frinzi
ISBN: 9781476628677 147662867X
OCLC Number: 1038716421
Description: 1 online resource (x, 213 pages)
Contents: Vision of the cosmos: the minds and philosophy behind 2001 --
The art of monoliths: symbolism in 2001 --
Science and technology: the future that 2001 predicted --
Very special effects: 2001 sets the standard --
The star-gate explained: 2001's most unique sequence --
Music of the spheres: 2001's awesome soundtrack --
Watching Kubrick's odyssey: the cinematic experience --
The odyssey's children: 2001's influence on cinema --
2001's legacy in the 21st century: a look ahead --
Afterword: Stanley Kubrick's odyssey: a cinematic legen.
Responsibility: Joe R. Frinzi.

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Reconsidering Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey in a post-millennial context, this informative study examines the making of the landmark film with a focus on its artistic and mythic pedigree.  Read more...

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