2001 & Solaris

2001 & Solaris - 2001 & Solaris Monday, April...

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Monday, April 11, 2011 11:07 AM 2001: A Space Odyssey First film that got the ball rolling on special effects Trying to drum up enthusiasm for the space program Robotic- all of these crises and no one is really reacting Hal clearly has emotions and feelings, and when he is b eing unplugged that is the most human scene in the entire film o Begging for his life, fully human scene The film is obsessed with eating and food- primal functions o Eating, Sleeping, Going to the bathroom Soundtrack- rational, unimpassioned 3 COMPONENTS o Dawn of Man Tools o Hal Segment Monolith - it's symbolism (dimensions of the movie screen. War, cold war HILTON HOTEL o Strange Coda Continuity in human use of tools- between the first tool (bone) and last tool (space station), only quantitative difference Hayword's phone call to his daughter o Calling because it's her birthday (Frank also has a birthday) Dave, King David, Boman Eating, Darwinian instinct of eating
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